Bird in shell at the center of the lintel, with a frieze of trophies, surmounted by an overmantel with candelabra and flanked by chairs. (Ch. décorée d'une frise de casques et d'armures . . .)

Series/Portfolio: Diverse maniere d'adornare i cammini ed ogni parte degli edifizi . . . (Different Ways to Decorate Chimneys and all other Parts of Buildings)
Artist: Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date: 1769 (?)
Medium: Etching
Classifications: Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line: The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1973
Accession Number: 1973.509.3

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