Trivium Art HistoryGiovanni Battista Piranesi

The Grand Piazza

The Grand Piazza, 1750 — Giovanni Battista Piranesi,
63.6 cm49.4 cm

Carceri d'invenzione or Imaginary Prison is a series of large etchings by Piranesi that depicts a haunting imaginary prison.  There are sixteen prints in this series. 

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