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The Drawbridge, plate VII from the series Carceri d'Invenzione

Giovanni Battista Piranesi1745 -printed later

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York, United States

Vertical rectangle. Wooden bridges connect piers and arcades in the distance. Spiral staircases on piers connect several bridges.

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  • Title: The Drawbridge, plate VII from the series Carceri d'Invenzione
  • Creator: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • Date Created: 1745 -printed later
  • Provenance: Calcografia Nazionale
  • Paper Support: White laid paper
  • Markings: upper left, Calcografia number 355.
  • Dimensions: 55.7 x 41.3 cm (21 15/16 x 16 1/4 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: Gift of Gertrude W. Lewis
  • Medium: Etching on white laid paper

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