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The Porta Maggiore and the Tomb of the Baker Eurysaces in the Shape of an Oven


Recto, below image in ink on mount: Porta Maggiore and Tomb of the Baker, Eurysaces Below this, MacPherson blind stamp, with number 26 in graphite In ink, l. r.: Rome: Italy Verso, u. l., in graphite: 26 Below this, in graphite: 25 To the right of this, in graphite: a long description, barely legible To the right of this, in graphite: Porta Praesentina, known as Maggiore In center, stamped in violet ink: Museum of Fine Arts, /Boston. - above this, in ink: 14052 - below this, in graphite: 436/R6/B3.1 L. l., in ink: Gardner Brewer Bequest L. r., stamped in black ink: The Gardner Brewer Collection

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection


Image: 28 x 37.9 cm (11 x 14 15/16 in.) Mount: 45.4 x 55.9 cm (17 7/8 x 22 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print