Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Statue of a Philosopher in a pallium, thought to be Zeno of Elea, 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:
1782
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/16 x 15 15/16 in. (54.5 x 40.5 cm) Plate: 19 3/16 x 13 in. (48.8 x 33 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.18(17)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Tomaso Piroli dis.
At lower right: Francesco Piranesi inc. 1782.
At bottom center: Statua di Filosopho con pallio creduto Zenone Eleate nel Museo Capitolino. / A Sua Eccellenza Rma Monsig. Don Romualdo Braschi Onesti / Nipote di Nro Signore, Maggiordomo de' Sac.re (re as superscript) Pal.i (i as superscript) Aplici, Mecenate delle belle Arti
At lower right: Francesco Piranesi D.D.D.

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