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The Giant Wheel

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Title The Giant Wheel
Material and technique Etching
Object type
Print > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Height 556 mm
Width 408 mm
Artists Graphic artist: Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Publisher: Giovanni Bouchard
Accession number L 1952/20 (PK)
Credits Purchased with the support of Lucas van Leyden Foundation, 1952
Department Drawings & Prints
Acquisition date 1952
Creation date in 1749-1750
Signature lower left: Piranesi f.
Watermark fleur-del-lis in circle with letter F below (75 x 56 mm, upper center, to the left, P4 from above; vV, 16P, plano; similar to Robison 5)
Provenance ; - ; art dealers Colnaghi, London; Purchased with the support of Lucas van Leyden Foundation, 1952
Exhibitions Rotterdam 1953; Rotterdam 2006; Rotterdam 2019
Internal exhibitions Piranesi . Canaletto . Tiepolo: prenten uit de collectie Bierens de Haan, een keuze van oud-directeur J.C. Ebbinge Wubben (2006)
External exhibitions Boijmans bij de Buren - De duizelingwekkende verbeelding van Piranesi (2019)
Research Piranesi on Paper
Literature Focillon 1918, no. 32; Hind 1922, no. 9; Rotterdam 1953, nos. 1-14, pl. 1; Robison 1986, no. 35; Wilton-Ely 1994, no. 34
Material
Object
Technique
Etching > Manual > Intaglio printing techniques > Printing technique > Technique > Material and technique
Geographical origin Italy > Southern Europe > Europe
Place of manufacture Rome > Italy > Southern Europe > Europe

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Giovanni Battista Piranesi

Venetië 1720 - Rome 1778

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