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Print, Peep-show, Vue d'un Superbe Pallais de Rome, ca. 1750

This is a Print. It was print maker: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is engraving in ink and washes of water-color on paper, mounted on scrapbook page. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Edith R. Wharton.

Its dimensions are

29.1 × 45.4 cm (11 7/16 × 17 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Vue d'un Superbe Pallais de Rome

Cite this object as

Print, Peep-show, Vue d'un Superbe Pallais de Rome, ca. 1750; Print Maker: Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778); France; engraving in ink and washes of water-color on paper, mounted on scrapbook page; 29.1 × 45.4 cm (11 7/16 × 17 7/8 in.); 1901-30-2

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