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Identification and Creation
Object Number
M2869.2.35
People
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian (Mogliano Veneto, Italy 1720 - 1778 Rome, Italy)
Title
One of the shorter sides of the same sarcophagus
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Le Antichità Romane II (The Antiquities of Rome, volume 2)
Original Language Title: Uno de'Fianchi dell'Urna...
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
18th century
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/69918
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 39.4 x 51 cm (15 1/2 x 20 1/16 in.)
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Edition
2nd, Italian
Standard Reference Number
Focillon 257; Ficacci 249; Wilton-Ely I 392
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mrs. Henry Osborn Taylor in memory of her father William Bradley Isham
Accession Year
1925
Object Number
M2869.2.35
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Casey Monahan, "Grenville Winthrop's Portland Vase", Index Magazine, Harvard Art Museums ([e-journal], May 13, 2020), https://www.harvardartmuseums.org/article/grenville-winthrop-s-portland-vase, accessed May 26, 2020

Exhibition History

32Q: 2240 18th Century, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/28/2016 - 10/06/2016

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