Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807; according to Robison, reworked
Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 313 mm x 539 mm (12.32 in. x 21.22 in.). Sheet dimensions: 507 mm x 705 mm (19.96 in. x 27.76 in.).
Bibliography: Focillon 23; Hind, p. 81; Wilton-Ely 24 and p. 44 with remark: “Decorative capriccio. Prominently placed wall with a moulded frame in front of which are a flaming urn and various objects including skulls and an hourglass.”
Associated People: Created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)
Accession Number: 1973.D1.38.29
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