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Inscriptions found in the same excavation without a definite connection with the Scipioni, from Monumenti degli Scipioni (Monuments of the Scipios), tavola 6

Series/Portfolio:
Monumenti degli Scipioni
Artist:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Published in:
Rome
Date:
1785
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
sheet: 21 1/4 x 15 3/8 in. (54 x 39 cm) plate: 11 5/8 x 17 1/2 in. (29.5 x 44.5 cm) printed horizontally on the sheet
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.5(7)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: Tav. VI.
At lower left: Cav. Francesco Piranesi f.
At bottom center: Iscrizioni trovate nel scavo medesimo senza che abbiamo una sicura relazione agli Scipioni

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Graesse 303; Hind 89
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