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The Pier with a Lamp, plate XV, from the series Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons)
The Pier with a Lamp, plate XV, from the series Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons)
Date:
1749–1760
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Etching And Engraving With Ink-dabbing
Dimensions:
41 x 54.5 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, who points out that this trimmed impression is from another set, added to make up a complete set);
Watermark: Fleur-de-lys in a circle (possibly R. n. 5);
AFGA impressions of other states: A003542, A002286

Accession Number:
1957.186.15
Acquisition Date:
1957-10-18
Credit Line:

Gift of Osgood Hooker

Pier with a lamp rising in a vast interior over a stone parapet featuring grotesque heads with rings in their mouths