The arch with a shell ornament

The arch with a shell ornament
plate XI from the Carceri d'Invenzioni (Imaginary prisons) series (1761- late 1770s), 2nd edition published by G. B. Piranesi, Rome
(mid 1760s-early 1770s)

Artist/s name
Giovanni Battista PIRANESI


Medium
etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite and drypoint
Measurements
40.6 x 54.8 cm (plate) 56.0 x 80.6 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné/s
Robison 37 v/vii
Edition
3rd issue
Accession Number
1150.11-3
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1921
Gallery Location
Not on display

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