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The Arch with a Shell Ornament, plate 11 from Imaginary Prisons

A work made of etching and engraving on heavy ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching and engraving on heavy ivory laid paper.

Date:

c. 1750

Artist:

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian, 1720-1778

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Title

The Arch with a Shell Ornament, plate 11 from Imaginary Prisons

Origin

Italy

Date

1750

Medium

Etching and engraving on heavy ivory laid paper

Dimensions

400 × 543 mm (image); 408 × 550 mm (plate); 555 × 795 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1941.1255

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