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Ancient Altar (Ara antica ...)

Giovanni Battista Piranesi

European Art

MEDIUM Etching
DATES ca. 1750
DIMENSIONS Sheet: 12 15/16 x 13 3/4 in. (32.8 x 35 cm) Plate: 9 9/16 x 13 7/8 in. (24.3 x 35.2 cm)
INSCRIPTIONS Below image: "Ara Antica sepra la quale si facevano anticamente i sagrifizi, con altre ruine all'intorno"; lower left: "Gio Batta Piranesi, Architetto inventò ed incise in Roma"; lower right: "7.", "R"; verso lower left: "53760"; lower right: "OK"
COLLECTIONS European Art
ACCESSION NUMBER X1042.131.8
CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
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