Plate 9 from Carceri d'Invenzione

The Giant Wheel, c. 1761


The Martha T. Wallace Memorial Fund, 1930expand_more  P.11,333

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Though commonly called a giant wheel, the round object in this etching is a huge circular window opening into another space.

The Giant Wheel
Artist Life
Italian, 1720–1778
Accession Number
Erbach-Erbach family, Schloss Erbach Hofbibliothek, Erbach (Odenwald), Germany. F. H. Bresler Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisc.
Catalogue Raisonne
Hind prisons 09 ii/iii, F.32, Robison 35 vi or vii/viii
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Plate 9 from Carceri d'Invenzione