European and North American :: Prints

The sawhorse

PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista
Italy, 1720 - 1778

The sawhorse

plate 12 from the series 'Carceri d'invenzioni' (Imaginary prisons)

c. 1749-50 & 1761, Rome

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

41.3 x 55.7 cm (plate)

Morgan Thomas Bequest Fund 1961

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide