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Print, Plan of an imaginary ancient seat of learning

This is a Print. It was created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi. We acquired it in 1931. Its medium is etching on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt.

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Print, Plan of an imaginary ancient seat of learning; Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778); Italy; etching on white paper; 1931-94-71

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