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The Tomb of Nero, from the Grotteschi (Grotesques)

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

Publisher: Giovanni Bouchard (French, ca. 1716–1795)
Date: ca. 1748
Medium: Etching, engraving, drypoint, scratching; second state of six (Robison)
Dimensions: Sheet: 19 1/2 x 25 3/16 in. (49.5 x 64 cm) Plate: 15 3/16 x 21 7/16 in. (38.6 x 54.4 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1937
Accession Number: 37.45.3(37)

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