European and North American :: Prints

The pier with chains

PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista
Italy, 1720 - 1778

The pier with chains

plate 16 from the series 'Carceri d'invenzioni' (Imaginary prisons)

c. 1749-50 & 1761, Rome

etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite, burnishing on paper

40.3 x 54.6 cm (plate)

Morgan Thomas Bequest Fund 1961

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide