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Carceri oscura..., plate 2 in the book Opere Varie di Architettura, Prospettiva, Groteschi, Antichita inventate ed incise da Gio. Batista Piranesi, Architetto Veneziano, raccolte da Giovanni Bouchard... In Roma, 1750 [later edition B, 1761 or later]
Date:
1750
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching, Engraving, And Drypoint
Dimensions:
Sheet: 595 x 435 mm (23 7/16 x 17 1/8 in.); Plate: 365 x 238 mm (14 3/8 x 9 3/8 in.) caption plate below
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
1965.68.57.4
Acquisition Date:
1965-11-03
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

dark prison with courtyard for punishment of criminals

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