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Chimneypiece in the Egyptian style: Large obelisks above jambs and two sphinxes supporting an oval relief of a nude figure above a lintel, from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini... (Diverse Ways of ornamenting chimneypieces...)

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

Date: 1769
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: Sheet: 21 7/16 x 15 3/16 in. (54.5 x 38.5 cm) Plate: 15 3/16 x 9 3/4 in. (38.5 x 24.7 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, transferred from the Library
Accession Number: 41.71.1.20(12)

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