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The Grand Piazza, 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 six (Robison)
Dimensions: Sheet: 25 1/16 x 19 7/16 in. (63.6 x 49.4 cm) Plate: 21 5/16 x 16 1/4 in. (54.2 x 41.2 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1937
Accession Number: 37.45.3(22)

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