Art/ Collection/ Art Object

A sedan chair, a coach, a commode, a side table and two clocks (Deux ch. à porteurs v. de côté, une commode, une console, deux pedules, un meuble indét), from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini ed ogni altra parte degli edifizi...(Different Ways of ornamenting chimneypieces and all other parts of houses)

Series/Portfolio:
Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini ed ogni altra parte degli edifizi desunte all'architettura Egizia, Etrusca, e Greca con un Ragionamento apologetico in defesa dell'Architettura Egizia, e Toscana, opera del Cavaliere Giambattista Piranesi Architetto
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1769
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 15 3/16 in. (55 x 38.5 cm) Plate: 15 1/4 x 9 13/16 in. (38.8 x 25 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1973
Accession Number:
1973.509.1
Not on view
Inscription: At lower left: Cavalier Piranesi inv. ed inc.
At lower right: 50

Marking: On verso at upper left: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Vendor: Wynne R.H. Jeudwine (British, 1920–1984)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," April 5, 1993–July 12, 1993.

Focillon 61.920; Hind 86; Wilton-Ely II.954.881
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