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Amazon, 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:
1781
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/16 x 15 15/16 in. (54.5 x 40.5 cm)
Plate: 19 1/8 x 13 3/16 in. (48.5 x 33.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.18(8)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Tomasso Piroli dis.
At lower right: Francesco Piranesi inc. 1781
At bottom center: Amazone vestita di finissima Veste succinta legata sotto il petto, armata d'Arco, e Faretra, / con Pelta, Bipenne, e Celata, e col legame dello Sprone al sinistro Piede, Leggesi nl piano delle base / questa iscrizione TRANSLATA DE SCHOLA MEDICORVM. Ora conservasi nel Museo del Vaticano. / Alla Santità di Nro. Sig.re (re as superscript) PIO SESTO Pontefice Massimo delle Antichità / investigatore vigilantissimo, e delle belle Arti splendidissimo Protettore
At lower right: Francesco Piranesi D.D.D.

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