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  • Place of origin:

    Paris (volume bound, produced)

  • Date:

    1800-1807 (produced)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Piranesi, Francesco (engravers)
    Desprez, Louis Jean, born 1743 - died 1804 (artist)
    Tessier (bookbinders)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    etching and engraving

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LL, shelf 23

Physical description

Plate from a volume of miscellaneous prints after drawings and paintings.

Place of Origin

Paris (volume bound, produced)


1800-1807 (produced)


Piranesi, Francesco (engravers)
Desprez, Louis Jean, born 1743 - died 1804 (artist)
Tessier (bookbinders)

Materials and Techniques

etching and engraving

Marks and inscriptions

Rue de la Harpe, Au-dessus de celle de Médecine, no. 136 [corrected to 132]; Tessier, relieur et doreur de la Trésorerie nationale et du Bureau de la Guerre. Il tient aussi la Librairie. A Paris
printed label pasted on inside cover of volume


Height: 955 mm volume, Width: 670 mm volume

Object history note

Bound in volume 23 of the 27 volume 'first Paris edition' of the works of Giovanni Battista Piranesi, published by his sons Francesco and Pietro Piranesi in 1800-1807.

Descriptive line

Plate from a volume of miscellaneous prints, including engravings after various artists and plans of Roman monuments, published Paris, 1800-1807

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Departmental notes




Etching; Engraving




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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