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. 1765-1772); Ficacci 116

Dimensions

Sheet: 79.9 x 56.5 cm (31 7/16 x 22 1/4 in.) Platemark: 55.3 x 41 cm (21 3/4 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.11677

Medium or Technique

Etching, engraving, scratching

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

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