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Inscription

lower right in plate: Rovine del Sisto, o sia della gran sala / delle terme Antoniniane / Cavalier Piranesi F.; by later hand, lower right in graphite: M 77

Provenance

Mark J. Millard, New York; purchased by NGA, 1985.

Exhibition History
1994
The Glory of Venice, Royal Academy of Arts, London, and National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, 402, 403, 485, no. 283 (repro. p. 403)(entry by Olimpia Theodoli).
Bibliography
1918
Focillon, Henri. Giovanni-Battista Piranesi; essai de catalogue raisonne de son oeuvre. Paris: Librairie Renouard, Henri Laurens, 1918.
1922
Hind, Arthur M. Giovanni Battista Piranesi; a critical study with a list of his published works and detailed catalogues of the prisons and the views of Rome. London: Cotswold Gallery; New York: E. Weyhe, 1922.
1994
The Glory of Venice. Exh. cat. Royal Academy of Arts, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington; Museo del Settecento Veneziano - Ca'Rezzonico, Venice; Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, 1994-1995: no. 283.