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The Monumental Tablet , Plate IV from the series of Grotteschi

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Inscription

In plate UL: ...FOCLIE...A / ICHESTF... / ALLEGRAMENTA In plate LL: Piranesi inv; incise, e vende di rimpelto / all'Accademia di Francia in Roma Verso LL stamped in red ink--mark of Sewall, Lugt 1309

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); from whom purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1747–49

Catalogue Raisonné

Focillon 023; Hind p.80, 27; Robison 24, second state

Dimensions

Platemark: 39 x 53.4 cm (15 3/8 x 21 in.) Sheet: 41.2 x 55.3 cm (16 1/4 x 21 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

P14049

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