Edition: First Paris edition, 1800–1807; according to Robison, reworked 1780–1798 by Francesco Piranesi
Dimensions: Plate dimensions: 391 mm x 547 mm (15.39 in. x 21.54 in.). Sheet dimensions: 508 mm x 711 mm (20 in. x 27.99 in.).
Bibliography: Focillon 20; Hind, p. 80; Wilton-Ely 21 and p. 41 with remark: “Decorative capriccio. Skeleton in the foreground with a statue of Hercules to the left, overflowing urns to the right and a vase at the center.”
Associated People: Created by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, 1720-1778)