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Pagina di titolo, title page from the series Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons)

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Pagina di titolo, title page from the series Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons), 1761, etching, engraving, and sulphur tint or open bite on paper, Gift of an Anonymous Donor, public domain, 2005.36.1

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Title

Pagina di titolo, title page from the series Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons)

Related Titles

series (original language): Carceri d'invenzione

series (translated): Imaginary Prisons

Artist

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)

Date

1761

Medium

etching, engraving, and sulphur tint or open bite on paper

Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 1, State iii/iv; Robison I, State viii/ix

Dimensions (H x W x D)

plate: 21 5/8 in x 16 1/2 in; sheet: 28 1/4 in x 21 in

Inscriptions & Markings

inscription: title Page, Prison let H. 1, graphite, below the platemark, lower left

inscription: Carceri/D'INNVENZIONE/DI G. BATTISTA/PIRANESI/ARCH IT/VENE, inscribed in the plate, in the plate, on the stone wall

signature: Piranesi F., signed in stone, in the plate, below the image, lower left

Collection Area

Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Object Type

intaglio print

Culture

Italian

Credit Line

Gift of an Anonymous Donor

Accession Number

2005.36.1

Copyright

public domain

Terms

engraving

etching

intaglio printing

intaglio prints

open biting

paper

title pages

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