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

1761
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 007, ii/iii; Focillon 30; Robison 33, iv/vi (Second Edition, Third Issue, c. 1765-1773); Ficacci 116

Dimensions

Sheet: 58.4 x 43.8 cm (23 x 17 1/4 in.) Platemark: 55 x 40.9 cm (21 5/8 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

P14050

Medium or Technique

Etching, engraving, scratching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, bottom right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund