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Illustrations of the Emissarium of Lake Albano [view of the inlet], from Descrizione e Disegno dell'Emissario del Lago Albano di Gio Battista Piranesi (Description and Design of the Emissarium of Lake Albano by Gio. Battista Piranesi), tavola 5

Series/Portfolio:
Descrizione e Disegno dell'Emissario del Lago Albano di Gio Battista Piranesi
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)
Date:
1762
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 5/8 x 31 1/2 in. (55 x 80 cm) Plate: 17 11/16 x 25 3/16 in. (45 x 64 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.11(42)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper left: Tav. V.
At lower left: DIMOSTRAZIONI / DELL'EMISSARIO / DEL LAGO ALBANO
At lower left: Piranesi F.

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
Focillon 487; Hind 85; Giesecke 118; Wilton-Ely II.675.620
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