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View of the Gate to the ancient city of Pompeii

Francesco Piranesi
(Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)

Artist: After Louis Jean Desprez (French, Auxerre 1743–1804 Stockholm)
Date: 1789
Medium: Etching; second state of two (Willon)
Dimensions: Sheet: 21 5/8 x 31 1/2 in. (55 x 80 cm) Plate: 20 11/16 x 28 3/8 in. (52.5 x 72 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, transferred from the Library
Accession Number: 41.71.1.22(9)

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