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The Sawhorse, Plate XII from the series Carceri d'Invenzione [Imaginary Prisons]

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Piranesi, The Sawhorse, Plate XII from the series Carceri d'Invenzione
Photo Credit: 

 Laura Shea

Not On View
Piranesi, Giovanni Battista
Italian (1720-1778)
Place made: 
Europe; Italy; Rome
The Sawhorse, Plate XII from the series Carceri d'Invenzione [Imaginary Prisons], before 1750 plate; ca. 1765-75 print
Etching printed in black ink on ivory laid paper
sheet: 20 5/8 in x 28 3/4 in; 52.4 cm x 73 cm; plate/image: 16 1/4 in x 21 3/4 in; 41.3 cm x 55.2 cm
Gift of T. Marc Futter
MH 1983.5