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Inscription

across bottom in plate: ... Veduta dell'insigne Basilica Vaticana coll'ampio Portico, e Piazza adjacente...; lower right in plate: Cavaliere Piranesi delin. ed inc.; by later hand, lower right in graphite: M 120

Provenance

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

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.