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Title Page, 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; first state of nine (Robison)
Dimensions: Sheet: 25 1/16 x 19 7/16 in. (63.6 x 49.4 cm) Plate: 21 1/2 x 16 5/16 in. (54.6 x 41.4 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1937
Accession Number: 37.45.3(21)

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