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

Medium
etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite and burnishing
Measurements
41.7 × 54.9 cm (plate) 55.8 × 80.4 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Robison 40 iv/v
Edition
4th issue through early printings of 5th edition
Inscription
inscribed in plate l.c.l.: Piranesi F.
Accession Number
1150.14-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1921
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Gallery location
Members' Lounge
Ground Level, NGV International

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