Art/ Collection/ Art Object

View of the Theaters of Balbus and Marcellus and the other buildings in their vicinity, from Il Campo Marzio dell' Antica Roma, Opera di G.B. Piranesi socio della reale società degli antiquari di Londra (The Campus Martius of Ancient Rome, the Work of G.B. Piranesi, Fellow of the Royal Society of Antiquaries, London), plate 48 (a)

Series/Portfolio:
Il Campo Marzio dell' Antica Roma, Opera di G.B. Piranesi socio della reale società degli antiquari di Londra
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
1762
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 15 3/4 in. (55 x 40 cm) Plate: 5 1/8 x 11 5/16 in. (13 x 28.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.10(53)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper left: T. XLVIII
At lower left: Elevazione de' Teatri de Balbo, e di Marcello con / gli altri edifizj ch'eran loro vicini.
At lower right: Scenographia Theatorum Balbi, et Marcelli alio: / rumque aedificiorum, quae prope habuerunt.
At lower right: Piranesi F.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Focillon 479a; Giesecke 28, 118; Hind 85; Wilton Ely II.665.610
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