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Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian, 1720 - 1778
The Well, plate, XII from the series "Prisons" (El pozo, placa, XII de la serie "Prisiones")
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Collection Phoenix Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Shohet
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Arthur M. Hind, "Giovanni Battista Piranesi: A Critical Study with a List of His Published Works and Detailed Catalogues of the Prisons and Views of Rome"

John Ely- Wilton, "Giovanni Battista Piranesi: The Complete Etchings"

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  • Intaglio
  • Printmaking in the Age of Durer, Rembrandt, and Piranesi
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