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Chimneypiece in the Egyptian style: Mummy superimposed on a large caryatid above the lintel (Ch. à l'égyptiennne surmontée d'une grande cariatide contre laquelle s'applique une momie), from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini ed ogni altra parte degli edifizi...(Different Ways of ornamenting chimneypieces and all other parts of houses)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi1769

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: Chimneypiece in the Egyptian style: Mummy superimposed on a large caryatid above the lintel (Ch. à l'égyptiennne surmontée d'une grande cariatide contre laquelle s'applique une momie), from Diverse Maniere d'adornare i cammini ed ogni altra parte degli edifizi...(Different Ways of ornamenting chimneypieces and all other parts of houses)
  • Creator: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • Date Created: 1769
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 21 9/16 x 15 3/8 in. (54.8 x 39 cm) Plate: 15 3/8 x 9 15/16 in. (39 x 25.2 cm)
  • Type: Print Ornament & Architecture
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/365617
  • Medium: Etching
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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