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The Round Tower (Plate III of the Second Edition, Second Issue, of the Carceri)

1761
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 003, ii/iii; Focillon 26; Robison 30, v/vi (Second Edition, Fourth Issue through early printings of Fifth Edition, c. 1775-1835); Ficacci 112

Dimensions

Sheet: 77.1 x 56.5 cm (30 3/8 x 22 1/4 in.) Platemark: 54.9 x 41.7 cm (21 5/8 x 16 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.11674

Medium or Technique

Etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite, burnishing

Not On View

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