The pier with chains

The pier with chains
plate XVI from the Carceri d'Invenzioni (Imaginary prisons) series (1761- late 1770s), 2nd edition published by G. B. Piranesi, Rome
(mid 1760s-c. 1835)

Artist/s name
Giovanni Battista PIRANESI


Medium
etching, engraving and sulphur tint
Measurements
40.9 x 55.3 cm (plate) 56.4 x 81.0 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné/s
Robison 42 iv/v
Edition
3rd or 4th issue
Accession Number
1150.16-3
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1921
Gallery Location
Not on display

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