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Ground plan of both of the Precinzioni of stairs, and of the scena stabile [architectural units of the stage] and the scena mobile [scenery], from Il Teatro d'Ercolano (The Theater at Herculaneum), tavola 3

Series/Portfolio:
Il Teatro d'Ercolano
Artist:
Francesco Piranesi (Italian, Rome 1758–1810 Paris)
Date:
1783
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 7/16 x 30 1/2 in. (54.5 x 77.5 cm) Plate: 15 3/16 x 20 7/8 in. (38.5 x 53 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, Transferred from the Library, 1941
Accession Number:
41.71.1.19(5)
Not on view
Inscription: At upper right: Tav. III.
At top center: ICNOGRAFIA DI AMBEDVE LE PRECINZIONE, DE GRADINI, E DELLA STABILI, E MOBILI
At lower right: Franesco Piranesi dis. e inc.
At bottom center: Legend
At upper left: Legend continued
At upper right: Legend continued

Marking: On verso at center: The Metropolitan Museum of Art stamp
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