Battista Piranesi (1720 - 1778)
PRISONERS ON A PROJECTING PLATFORM. Robison 36v (of vi), Second Edition, Fourth Issue, through early printings of the Fifth Edition; mid 1770s - 1835. Etching and engraving with sulphur tint or open bite and burnishing. A fine, rich impression with wide margins, a pale water stain in upper right margin, the usual vertical centerfold, otherwise excellent condition. Plate X from Carceri d'Invenzione.
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