Artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720-1778
Title
  • Prisoners on a Projecting Platform
  • Prisoners (series title)
Date 1761
Medium etching and engraving printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 16 3/8 × 21 1/8 inches (41.6 × 53.7 cm)
Sheet: 22 1/8 × 31 3/8 inches (56.2 × 79.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Hal H. Smith Fund and Elizabeth P. Kirby Fund
Accession Number 42.70
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed in plate, lower left: Piranesi f.
Thomas Weld (Lulworth, England);
Alden Galleries;
1942-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)