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Print, Plate V, vol. II of "Le Antichita Romane", 1756

This is a Print. It was created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi. It is dated 1756 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is etching on 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. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

Plate: 40 × 60.5 cm (15 3/4 × 23 13/16 in.) Paper: 51.2 × 65.4 cm (20 3/16 × 25 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

"C. POBLICIO. L. F. BIBVLO..." Below, four line inscription (2 plates). Right plate inscribed, lower right: "Piranesi Archit. des. et inc."

Cite this object as

Print, Plate V, vol. II of "Le Antichita Romane", 1756; Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778); Italy; etching on paper; Plate: 40 × 60.5 cm (15 3/4 × 23 13/16 in.) Paper: 51.2 × 65.4 cm (20 3/16 × 25 3/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-94-84-1

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