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Imaginary prisons
(Carceri d'Invenzioni)
(1761-late 1770s)

Medium
etching, engraving, scratching, drypoint, sulphur tint or open bite, burnishing and lavis
Measurements
(1) 54.8 × 41.6 cm (plate) 80.8 × 56.3 cm (sheet)
(2) 56.2 × 41.7 cm (plate) 80.0 × 56.2 cm (sheet)
(3) 54.8 × 41.5 cm (plate) 80.9 × 56.0 cm (sheet)
(4) 54.9 × 41.4 cm (plate) 85.0 × 55.7 cm (sheet)
(5) 56.5 × 41.3 cm (plate) 79.5 × 56.4 cm (sheet)
(6) 54.5 × 40.2 cm (plate) 80.6 × 55.8 cm (sheet)
(7) 55.4 × 41.1 cm (plate) 81.0 × 55.7 cm (sheet)
(8) 55.1 × 40.4 cm (plate) 81.1 × 56.0 cm (sheet)
(9) 55.4 × 40.8 cm (plate) 56.0 × 81.0 cm (sheet)
(10) 41.4 × 54.9 cm (plate) 56.2 × 80.7 cm (sheet)
(11) 40.6 × 54.8 cm (plate) 56.0 × 80.6 cm (sheet)
(12) 41.4 × 55.5 cm (plate) 55.0 × 80.6 cm (sheet)
(13) 40.8 × 55.9 cm (plate) 55.7 × 81.0 cm (sheet)
(14) 41.7 × 54.9 cm (plate) 55.8 × 80.4 cm (sheet)
(15) 41.4 × 55.3 cm (plate) 56.1 × 80.7 cm (sheet)
(16) 40.9 × 55.3 cm (plate) 56.4 × 81.0 cm (sheet)
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Robison 29 vii/ix, 43 iv/vi, 30 iv/vi, 31 iv/vi, 44 ii/iii, 32 v/vii, 33 iv or v/vi, 34 iv/vi, 35 vi/viii, 36 iv/vi, 37 v/vii, 38 iv/vi, 39 iv/vi, 40 v/vi, 41 v/vii, 42 iv or v/vi
Edition
2nd edition; 2nd, 3rd or 4th issue
Accession Number
1150.1-16-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1921
Gallery location
Not on display

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