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Prisoners on a Projecting Platform, from Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
(Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Publisher: Giovanni Bouchard (French, ca. 1716–1795)
Date: ca. 1749–50
Medium: Etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite, burnishing; first state of four (Robison)
Dimensions: Sheet: 19 1/2 x 25 3/16 in. (49.5 x 64 cm) Plate: 16 1/8 x 21 1/4 in. (41 x 54 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1937
Accession Number: 37.45.3(33)

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