Artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720-1778
Title
  • Design for Chimney Piece, Plate 21
Date 1769
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 9 7/8 × 15 1/4 inches (25.1 × 38.7 cm)
Sheet: 15 3/4 × 22 1/8 inches (40 × 56.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Barbara Feld in memory of Dr. David Feld
Accession Number 1992.86
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed in plate, lower left: Cavalier Piranesi inv. e inc
Lower right: 21
In pencil, lower left, verso: F. Piranesi Original engraving 252040X1
1992-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Scott, Jonathan. Piranesi. New York, 1975, p. 1.