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The Arch with a Shell Ornament, from Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons)

Giovanni Battista Piranesica. 1749–50

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Title: The Arch with a Shell Ornament, from Carceri d'invenzione (Imaginary Prisons)
  • Creator: Giovanni Battista Piranesi|Giovanni Bouchard
  • Date Created: ca. 1749–50
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 19 1/2 x 25 3/16 in. (49.5 x 64 cm) Plate: 15 15/16 x 21 7/16 in. (40.5 x 54.5 cm)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/362645
  • Medium: Etching, engraving, scratching, sulphur tint or open bite, drypoint; first state of seven (Robison)
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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