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Juno, from Classical Statues in Rome

Series/Portfolio:
Classical Statues in Rome
Artist:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Artist:
After Tommaso Piroli (Italian, Rome 1752–1824 Rome)
Date:
1785
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/16 x 15 15/16 in. (54.5 x 40.5 cm) Plate: 18 7/8 x 12 13/16 in. (48 x 32.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.18(4)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Tomasso Piroli dis
At lower right: Cav. Franco Piransei inc. 1785
At bottom center: Statua di Giunone semicolossale trovata nel passato Secolo negli Orti di Viminale ammirata poscia del Palazzo Barberini ed ora nel Museo Pio-Clementino in Vaticano / Alla santitá di Nro. Sig.re (re as superscript) PIO SESTO Pontefice Massimo delle Antichità / investigatore vigilantissimo, e delle belle Arti spendidissimo Protettore
At lower right: Francesco Piranesi D.D.D.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
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