The sawhorse

The sawhorse
plate XII from the Carceri d'Invenzioni (Imaginary prisons) series (1761- late 1770s), 2nd edition published by G. B. Piranesi, Rome
(early 1760s-early 1770s)

Artist/s name
Giovanni Battista PIRANESI


Medium
etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite and scratching
Measurements
41.4 x 55.5 cm (plate) 55.0 x 80.6 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné/s
Robison 38 iv/vi
Edition
2nd or 3rd issue
Accession Number
1150.12-3
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1921
Gallery Location
Not on display

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