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Prints and Drawings
Artist: Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720–1778

Grand Urna di Porfido co’suo coperchio, dentro la quale credesi che sia stato collocate il corpo di Costanza (Large Porphyry Sarcophagus with its Cover in which the Body of Constantia is Thought to have been Placed), volume 2, plate 24, from Antichità romane (Roman Antiquities)

1756

Etching

sheet: 53.5 × 38.8 cm (21 1/16 × 15 1/4 in.) framed: 66.35 × 86.7 × 2.2 cm (26 1/8 × 34 1/8 × 7/8 in.)
The Arthur Ross Collection
2012.159.12.2.24
Geography: 
Made in Italy
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Italian
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

William H. Schab Gallery, New York; Arthur Ross Foundation, New York, to 2012; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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