Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Antinoo [Antinous], 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 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(12)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Tommaso Piroli dis.
At lower right: Francesco Piranesi incis.e (e as superscript) di S.M. il Re di Polonia 1782
At bottom center: Antinoo nell'etá sua piú giovenile, che si conserva nel Museo Capitolino. / A Sua Eccellenza il Sig.re (re as superscript) Conte Stanislao Felice Potoh Potochi Signore Ereditario di / Human, Mohilow, e Tulczyn, Governatore di Belza, Sokal, Rubiezoq, Opaline, / Cavalliere dell'insigne Ordine dell'Aquila Bianca, e di S. Stanislow Amatore delle belle Arti / Francesco Piranesi D.D.D.

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