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lower left in plate: Piranesi f.


John Ker, Duke of Roxburgh. H.H. Bishop, 1886. Philip Hofer. Lucien Goldschmidt, New York. Mark J. Millard, New York; gift to NGA, 1983.

Exhibition History
The Glory of Venice, Royal Academy of Arts, London, and National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994, 398, 399, 485, no. 280 (repro. p. 399)(entry by Olimpia Theodoli).
Focillon, Henri. Giovanni-Battista Piranesi; essai de catalogue raisonne de son oeuvre. Paris: Librairie Renouard, Henri Laurens, 1918.
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.
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.
The Glory of Venice. Exh. cat. Royal Academy of Arts, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington; Museo del Settecento Veneziano - Ca'Rezzonico, Venice; Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice, 1994-1995: no. 280.
Pollak et al. 2000, no. 82