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1952 Print 19 Prisons Architecture Italian Art Stairs Chains Arch Prisoners XAM4

1952 Print 19 Prisons Architecture Italian Art Stairs Chains Arch Prisoners XAM4

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This is an original 1952 halftone print of "19 Prisons" in the First State. The image is one in a series of sixteen prints produced in first and second states. Each image in the series represent an imaginary, labyrinthian structure with stairs and machinery. Two prisoners can be seen in the center of the image "pounding rocks" as their sentence.

CONDITION

This 59+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10 x 7.75 inches; 25 x 20 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Piranesi, Giovanni Battista.

Keywords specific to this image: Masonry, Carceri d'Invenzion, Bondage

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