The sawhorse

The sawhorse
plate XII from the Invenzioni Capric di Carceri all Acqua Forte (Fanciful images of prisons) series (1749-60), 1st edition published by Giovanni Bouchard, Rome
(1749-1760)

Artist/s name
Giovanni Battista PIRANESI


Medium
etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite and scratching
Measurements
41.5 x 55.3 cm (plate) 53.0 x 75.1 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné/s
Robison 38 ii/vi
Edition
1st, 2nd or 3rd issue
Accession Number
1136.10-3
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1921
Gallery Location
Not on display

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