Requires Photography

The Grand Piazza (Plate IV of the Second Edition, Second Issue, of the Carceri)

1761
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 004, ii/iii; Focillon 27; Robison 31, v/vi (Second Edition, Fourth Issue, through early printings of Fifth Edition, c. 1775-1835); Ficacci 113

Dimensions

Sheet: 76.9 x 56.5 cm (30 1/4 x 22 1/4 in.) Platemark: 54.8 x 41.5 cm (21 9/16 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11675

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

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