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Title

Prisons

1760


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


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

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

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