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lower right in plate: Piranesi F. XVI

Provenance

Mark J. Millard, New York; gift to NGA, 1983.

Exhibition History
2000
"Art in Rome in the Eighteenth Century", Philadelphia Museum of Art; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2000, no. 420.
Bibliography
1918
Focillon, Henri. Giovanni-Battista Piranesi; essai de catalogue raisonne de son oeuvre. Paris: Librairie Renouard, Henri Laurens, 1918.
1922
Hind, Arthur M. Giovanni Battista Piranesi; a critical study with a list of his published works and detailed catalogues of the prisons and the views of Rome. London: Cotswold Gallery; New York: E. Weyhe, 1922.
1986
Robison, Andrew. Piranesi Early Architectural Fantasies: A Catalogue Raisonne of the Etchings. Washington: National Gallery of Art; Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1986.
1996
Hults, Linda C. The Print in the Western World. Madison, WI, 1996: 339, 346; fig.6.21, 344.
2000
Pollak et al. 2000, no. 82