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The Sawhorse, from Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons)

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

Publisher: Giovanni Bouchard (active 18th century)
Date: ca. 1749–50
Medium: Etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite, scratching
Dimensions: Sheet: 19 7/16 x 25 1/16 in. (49.4 x 63.6 cm) Plate: 16 1/4 x 21 7/8 in. (41.2 x 55.5 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1937
Accession Number: 37.45.3(32)

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