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Illustrations of the Emissarium of Lake Albano [Fig. I. Section of the inlet structure; Figs. II-VII. Diagrams reconstructing access to tunnel excavations. Figs. VIII- X. Elevation, section and view of outlet end of tunnel], from Descrizione e Disegno dell'Emissario del Lago Albano di Gio Battista Piranesi (Description and Design of the Emissarium of Lake Albano by Gio. Battista Piranesi), tavola 3

Series/Portfolio:
Descrizione e Disegno dell'Emissario del Lago Albano di Gio Battista Piranesi
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
1762
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 38 3/16 in. (55 x 97 cm) Plate: 16 5/16 x 35 9/16 in. (41.5 x 90.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.11(40)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: Tav. III.
At top center: Dimostrazioni / dell'Emissario del Lago Albano
Descriptions at lower left
At lower right: Piranesi F.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Focillon 485; Hind 85; Giesecke 118; Wilton-Ely II.673.618
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