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An Ancient Port:The artist's signature
An Ancient Port:The artist's signature
Piranesi chose to sign the mount that supports the drawing instead of the page itself, as is more common. The signature here indicates that the mount is original.


Giovanni Battista Piranesi
Italian, 1749 - 1750
Red and black chalk and brown and reddish wash, squared in black chalk
15 1/8 x 20 13/16 in.
88.GB.18