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Print, Carceri Series, Plate IX, 1745

This is a Print. It was created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi. It is dated 1745 and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is etching. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Gertrude W. Lewis. It is credited Gift of Gertrude W. Lewis.

Its dimensions are

55.4 x 40.8 cm (plate mark)

Cite this object as

Print, Carceri Series, Plate IX, 1745; Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778); Italy; etching; 55.4 x 40.8 cm (plate mark); Gift of Gertrude W. Lewis; 1959-182-8

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