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Prisoners on a Projecting Platform (Plate X of the Second Edition, Second Issue, of the Carceri)

1761
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 010, ii/iii; Focillon 33; Robison 36, v/vi (Second Edition, Fourth Issue, through early printings of Fifth Edition, c. 1775-1835); Ficacci 119

Dimensions

Sheet: 56.4 x 79.7 cm (22 3/16 x 31 3/8 in.) Platemark: 41.5 x 54.9 cm (16 5/16 x 21 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.11681

Medium or Technique

Etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite, burnishing

Out on Loan

On display at Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX, August 27, 2017 – December 31, 2017

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

1921, gift of Miss Ellen Twistleton Bullard (b. 1865 - d. 1959), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen T. Bullard