The Drawbridge (Plate VII of the Second Edition, Second Issue of the Carceri)

1749–50
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 007, i/iii; Focillon 30; Robison 33, i/vi (First Edition, First through Third Issues, 1749-1760); Ficacci 116

Dimensions

Sheet: 71.7 x 52.5 cm (28 1/4 x 20 11/16 in.) Platemark: 55 x 40.9 cm (21 5/8 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

M25423

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

Mrs. A. M. B. Smith, London; from whom purchased July 1, 1914

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund