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Hermaphoditus, from Classical Statues in Rome

Series/Portfolio:
Classical Statues in Rome
Artist:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Artist:
After Lorenzo Roccheggiani
Date:
1787
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/16 x 15 15/16 in. (54.5 x 40.5 cm) Plate: 14 x 17 15/16 in. (35.5 x 45.5 cm) printed horizontally on the sheet
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.18(21)
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Lorenzo Rocchegiania del.
At lower right: Cav. Francesco Piranesi incise 1787.
At bottom center: Statua d Androgino detto l'Ermafrodito Borghesiano dissotterrato sin dallo scorso secolo n fondamenti della chiesa della Vittoria e trasferito / nella villa Pinciana ove sa conserva posata sovra d'un letto di marmo opera del Bernino. / al Sig.r (r as superscript) Giuseppe rogala Lewicki Conte Polacco Grand'Amatore 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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