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The Staircase with Trophies, from Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons)

Series/Portfolio:
Carceri d'invenzione
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Publisher:
Giovanni Bouchard (French, ca. 1716–1795)
Date:
ca. 1749–50
Medium:
Etching, engraving; first state of six (Robison)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 x 19 1/2 in. (63.5 x 49.5 cm) Plate: 21 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (54.6 x 40 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1937
Accession Number:
37.45.3(24)
Not on view
Marking: On verso at left center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
James Franck Bright; Vendor: James Rimell & Son
Focillon 13.31; Robison 164.34 i/vi; Hind 25. 8 i/iii; Wilton-Ely I.61.33
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