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Illustration of the side of the theater, and the stage, cross-sections of the stairs, which go up to the Vomitoria, from Il Teatro d'Ercolano (The Theater at Herculaneum), tavola 5

Series/Portfolio:
Il Teatro d'Ercolano
Artist:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Date:
1783
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/16 x 30 5/16 in. (54.5 x 77 cm) Plate: 14 15/16 x 20 11/16 in. (38 x 52.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.19(7)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: Tav. V.
At top center: DIMOSTRAZIONE DEL FIANCO DEL TEATRO, E SCENA; E SPACCATI DELLA SCALA, CHE SALE AL CORRIDORE DE'VOMITORI / Figura I. Fianco esteriore del Teatro
At center: Figura IV. Spaccato degl'ultimi Gradini / della Scala publica sopra la Nicchia delle Statue
At lower right: Figura. III. Spaccato, che traversa la Scala publica, / e la privata de'Tribunale
At lower right: Franesco Piranesi dis. e inc.
At bottom center: Legend
At left center: Legend continued.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
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