The Lion Bas-Reliefs, plate 5 from Imaginary Prisons

A work made of etching and engraving on heavy ivory laid paper.
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  • A work made of etching and engraving on heavy ivory laid paper.

Date:

1761

Artist:

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian, 1720-1778

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Artist

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Title

The Lion Bas-Reliefs, plate 5 from Imaginary Prisons

Origin

Italy

Date

1761

Medium

Etching and engraving on heavy ivory laid paper

Dimensions

566 x 414 mm (image); 566 x 414 mm (plate); 789 x 585 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

The Wallace L. DeWolf and Joseph Brooks Fair Collections

Reference Number

1922.5595

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