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This and 72 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Book, Etruscan Chimneypiece, from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini.

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Bound Print, Chimneypiece, from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini, 1769

This is a Bound print. It was created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi. It is dated 1769 and we acquired it in 1967. Its medium is etching on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled My Hearth Will Go On.

This object was donated by Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert.

It is signed

Signed in plate, lower left: Cavaliere Piranesi inv. ed inc.

Cite this object as

Bound Print, Chimneypiece, from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini, 1769; Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778); Italy; etching on paper; Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Gilbert; 1967-85-24-55

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