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The Smoking Fire, 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 seven (Robison)
Dimensions: Sheet: 25 x 19 1/2 in. (63.5 x 49.5 cm) Sheet: 21 1/4 x 15 11/16 in. (54 x 39.8 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1937
Accession Number: 37.45.3(25)

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