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The lion bas-reliefs
(early 1760s-c. 1835)
plate V from the Carceri d'Invenzioni (Imaginary prisons) series (1761- late 1770s), 2nd edition published by G. B. Piranesi, Rome

Medium
etching and engraving
Measurements
56.5 × 41.3 cm (plate) 79.5 × 56.4 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Robison 44 ii/iii
Edition
2nd issue through to early printing of 5th edition
Inscription
inscribed in plate l.r.: Piranesi F.
Accession Number
1150.5-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1921
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of the Joe White Bequest
Gallery location
Not on display

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