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The Ludovisi Ares [Mars], from Classical Statues in Rome

Series/Portfolio:
Classical Statues in Rome
Artist:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Artist:
After Ludovico Corazzari (Italian, active 1780s)
Date:
1783
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/16 x 15 15/16 in. (54.5 x 40.5 cm) Plate: 19 5/16 x 13 in. (49 x 33 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.18(25)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Ludovico Corazzari Ven. dis.
At lower right: Francesco Piranesi inc. 1783.
At bottom center: Marte in riposo coll'elmo e lo scudo a piedi e l brando in mano. / e un Amorino o Genio che scherza colle sue armi esistente nella Villa Ludovizi / A Sua Eccellenza il Sig.re (re as superscript) Cav. Girolamo Zulian Ambasciatore / della Serenissima Repubblica di Venezia presso la S Sede Mecenate Splendidissimo 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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