The Smoking Fire
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
M13615
People
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian (Mogliano, nr. Mestre, Italy 1720 - 1778 Rome, Italy)
Title
The Smoking Fire
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Carceri
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
1749-1750
Culture
Italian
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Etching on heavy cream antique laid paper
Technique
Etching
Dimensions
plate: 54.7 x 39.9 cm (21 9/16 x 15 11/16 in.)
sheet: 60.4 x 45.1 cm (23 3/4 x 17 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: signed on the plate, lower left: Piranesi F.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
iii/vii
Standard Reference Number
F. 29, H. 6, Rob. 32 iii/vii
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Ruth S. Magurn
Object Number
M13615
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

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