The Prisons (Le Carceri)

The Prisons (Le Carceri)

The Complete First and Second States

Book - 1973
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Dover Pubns
Full reproduction of Carceri: 30 etchings depict rickety catwalks, iron rings, faceless humans, innumerable staircases, immense vaults, projecting beams, pulleys, wooden ladders, iron rings imbedded in walls, faceless humans and more.

Full reproduction of Carceri: 30 etchings depict rickety catwalks, iron rings, faceless humans, innumerable staircases, immense vaults, projecting beams, pulleys, wooden ladders, hanging ropes and chains, iron rings imbedded in walls, faceless humans and more. All create a system of visual frustration beyond ordinary perception and understanding.


Baker & Taylor
Reproduces both the first and second editions of the eighteenth-century Italian artist's prison etchings, revealing his architectural talents and the cruelty of prison life

Publisher: New York : Dover Publications, [1973]
ISBN: 9780486215402
0486215407
Branch Call Number: 769.92 PIR
Characteristics: xiv p., 16 [i.e. 30] plates. ; 38 cm

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