The smoking fire

The smoking fire
plate VI from the Invenzioni Capric di Carceri all Acqua Forte (Fanciful images of prisons) series (1749-60), 1st edition published by Giovanni Bouchard, Rome

Artist/s name
Giovanni Battista PIRANESI

etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite and burnishing
53.9 x 39.8 cm (plate) 72.0 x 53.0 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné/s
Robison 32 i/vii
1st, 2nd or 3rd issue
Accession Number
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1921
Gallery Location
Not on display

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