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Harpocrates, 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:
1783
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/16 x 15 15/16 in. (54.5 x 40.5 cm) Plate: 19 5/16 x 12 13/16 in. (49 x 32.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.18(18)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Tomaso Piroli disegno
At lower right: Fran.co (co as superscript) Piranesi incis.re (re as superscript) di S.M. il Re di Polonia 1783
At bottom center: Arpocrate o sia Oro Nume Egizio del Silenzio e delle agricoltura col fior di Loto in capo, il dito al / labbro, e il cornucopio nella sinistra. Lavoro Greco dissotterrato nella Villa Adriana, or anel Museo Capitolino / Al Sig.re (re as superscript) Marcello de Bacicarelli primo Pittore, e Direttore della PItture / di Gabinetto di S.M. il re di Polonia, e Membro 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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