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The Sawhorse, plate 12 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:

c. 1750

Artist:

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian, 1720-1778

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Artist

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Title

The Sawhorse, plate 12 from Imaginary Prisons

Origin

Italy

Date

1750

Medium

Etching and engraving on heavy ivory laid paper

Dimensions

408 x 552 mm (image); 414 x 559 mm (plate); 555 x 803 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Clarence Buckingham Collection

Reference Number

1941.1244

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