Carcere Oscura con Antenna pel suplizio dè malfatori

Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, 1720 - 1778



Etching, engraving, and drypoint on paper

Plate: 15 1/16 × 9 3/16 in. (38.2 × 23.3 cm)

Sheet: 17 13/16 × 11 1/8 in. (45.3 × 28.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Wallace D. Bradway, Class of 1947


Portfolio / Series Title

Prima Parte di Architettura, e Prospettive (Part One of Architecture and Perspectives)


Place Made: Italy, Europe


18th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, lower left: Gio.Batta.Piranesi inven ed incise in Roma


Graham Arader Gallery, New York, New York; sold to Wallace D. Bradway, New Haven, Connecticut, 14 November 2003; given to present collection, 2022.

Catalogue Raisonne

Focillon 4; Hind 79.2; Wilton-Ely 24.5

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