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Title[dark castle interior]
Mediummetal engraving
BookGio. Batista Piranesi. Opere Varie di Architettura Prospettive Grotteschi Antichita Sul Gusto Degli Antichi Romani. n.c. : n.p., 1750.
NotesCastle interior with arches, stairs, catwalks, two dwarved figures conversing on stairs. The conversation, and the unusual foregrounding of the human characters in this plate, give it a theatricality one does well to keep in mind when considering other images.
ThemeFantastic Space

Devils & DemonsDanse MacabreWeird ScienceBestiaryThe MarvelousThe GrotesquePossession & InsanityFantastic SpaceFreaks, Monsters & Prodigies

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