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Title

Prisons


Artist

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Italy

1720 - 1778


Details


Other Title

Carceri d'invenzione (title page)


Date

1760


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching


Dimensions

54.9 x 41.5 cm platemark; 71.1 x 53.5 cm sheet (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1938


Location

Not on display


Accession number

6736


Artist information

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Works in the collection

11


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Nicholas Draffin, Piety and Paganism, Sydney, 1991, 8. no catalogue numbers

Nicholas Draffin (Curator), The bitten image: European etchings from the collection, Sydney, 1980, 9. no catalogue numbers

Bruce James, The Sydney Morning Herald, 'How Great Thou Art', pg. 12, Sydney, 29 Aug 1998, 12s. Appearing in the Spectrum Arts section.

Peter Raissis, Mantegna to Piranesi - Italian old master prints from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1998, 7 (illus.), 8. no catalogue numbers