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The Man on the Rack

Piranesi, Giovanni Battista (1720-1778)

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1761

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, The Man on the Rack

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778)

The Man on the Rack, 1761

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56.20h x 41.70w cm

Description

Series: Carceri
Dimensions: Plate: 562 x 417 mm. 22 1/8 x 16 3/8 in. Sheet: 609 x 491 mm. 24 x 19 3/8 in.
 

Reference: Hind 2, first state of two; Robison 43, probably fourth state of six, second edition, third issue, printed mid 1760s; Wilton-Ely 27
Signature: Signed in the plate “Piranesi F” lower right
Watermark: Fleur-de-lys in a double circle
Provenance: Lucien Goldschmidt, New York; 1977 to
David Tunick, Inc.; 1985 to
Kurt Delbanco, New York; 1985 to
David Tunick, Inc.