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Carceri Series, Plate XIV

Giovanni Battista Piranesi1745

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Horizontal rectangle. Multiple vaults supported on rusticated piers and strengthened by wooden cross-beams. A broad staircase rises to the left. Center right, Calcografia number 362.

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  • Title: Carceri Series, Plate XIV
  • Creator: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • Date Created: 1745
  • Signed: Lower Left in plate: Piranesi, F.
  • Paper Support: White laid paper
  • Markings: Upper right in palte: XIV
  • Dimensions: 53.6 x 62.5 cm (21 1/8 x 24 5/8 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: Gift of Gertrude W. Lewis
  • Medium: Etching on white laid paper

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