Artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720-1778
Title
  • Design for Chimney Piece, Plate 44
Date 1769
Medium etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 9 3/4 × 15 1/2 inches (24.8 × 39.4 cm)
Sheet: 15 7/8 × 22 inches (40.3 × 55.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Barbara Feld in memory of Dr. David Feld
Accession Number 1992.88
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed in plate, lower left: Cavalier Piranesi inv. e inc.
Lower right: 44
In pencil, lower left, verso: F. Piranesi Original Engraving 250040x1
1992-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)