Requires Photography

Interior of Vaulted Dungeon

Carcere oscura con antenna . . .

1743
Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720–1778)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind, p. 79, no. 2; Focillon 4; Robison 3

Dimensions

Sheet: 38.9 x 23.9 cm (15 5/16 x 9 7/16 in.)(printed from two plates; trimmed within the platemarks at the top of the upper plate, the bottom of the lower plate, and the sides)

Accession Number

M1604

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in blue ink, the mark of the MFA Wales Collection (Lugt 2544); verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

George Washington Wales, Boston (1815-1896); his gift to the MFA April 15, 1882

Credit Line

Gift of George Washington Wales