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The Staircase with Trophies, plate 8 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:

1761

Artist:

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian, 1720-1778

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Status

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Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Title

The Staircase with Trophies, plate 8 from Imaginary Prisons

Origin

Italy

Date

1761

Medium

Etching and engraving on heavy ivory laid paper

Dimensions

543 × 394 mm (image); 550 × 403 mm (plate); 789 × 584 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

The Wallace L. DeWolf and Joseph Brooks Fair Collections

Reference Number

1922.5598

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