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The Giant Wheel, plate IX, from the series Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons)
The Giant Wheel, plate IX, from the series Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons)
Date:
1749–1760
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching And Engraving
Dimensions:
55.3 x 40.4 cm (image)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Provenance: Osgood Hooker, 1939 (complete set purchased from a European dealer through Philip Hofer, for $350.00. This set identified R. p.139);
AFGA impressions of other states: A002290, A004373

Accession Number:
1957.186.9
Acquisition Date:
1957-10-18
Credit Line:

Gift of Osgood Hooker

A prison door surmounted by a colossal wheel-shaped opening crossed by beams