Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian (1720 - 1778) Primary
Vedita di Camp VaccinoMid 18th century-late 18th century
17 7/8 in. x 27 7/8 in. (45.4 cm x 70.8 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
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- engravings - Prints on paper incorporating impressions of a reverse design created on a printing plate, usually copper, into which the design has been incised (engraved) using burins or gravers. Historically, "engravings" has sometimes been incorrectly used to refer to all prints, regardless of the specific technique. For prints made from designs engraved on a flat wooden block, use "wood cuts"; for prints made from a plate that is etched rather than engraved, use "etchings."
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