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Inscription

lower left in plate: Eq. Petr. Leo Ghezzinus; lower center in plate: Sig.re Nicola Zabbagia Ingegnere della Reverenda / Fabbrica di S. Pietro; by later hand, lower right in graphite: Focillon / 986; by later hand, lower left verso in graphite: N. 7; by later hand, lower center verso in graphite: DTAMLAL

Provenance

Unidentified private collector (illegible collector's mark). Contessa Anna Laetitia Pecci-Blunt, Rome [1885 - 1971] (not in Lugt). (David Tunick, New York); purchased 2017 by NGA.

Bibliography
1918
Focillon, Henri. Giovanni-Battista Piranesi; essai de catalogue raisonne de son oeuvre. Paris: Librairie Renouard, Henri Laurens, 1918: no. 986.
1994
Wilton-Ely, John. Giovanni Battista Piranesi: the Complete Etchings. San Francisco, 1994: no. 1018, undesc proof