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The Well
  • Giovanni Battista Piranesi
    1720–1778
    born: Mogliano Veneto, Republic of Venice (present-day Italy) ; died: Rome, Papal States (present-day Italy) ; active: present-day Italy
  • The Well, 1749–50
  • Carceri d’Invenzione (Imaginary Prisons), Plate XIII
  • Where object was made: Italy
  • etching, lavis- manner engraving
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 407 x 555 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 458 x 619 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 16 x 21 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 1/16 x 24 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 24 x 32 in
  • Gift from the John and Ann Talleur Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0175
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Catalogue raisonné

Lavis-manner engraving