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Harlequin as Painter

Artist:
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Artist:
After Giovanni Domenico Ferretti (Italian, Florence 1692–after 1768 Florence)
Date:
1760
Medium:
Etching and engraving; first? state of two
Dimensions:
15 11/16 x 10 11/16 in. (39.8 x 27.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.630.1
Not on view
Inscription: Inscription in lower margin: (left) Gio. Dom.co Ferretti inven.; (right) Appo I. Wagner Ven.a C.P.E.S [period trimmed off?]; (left of center) Arlechin di Pittor posto all'ufficio / Tenta rittrar di bella Donna il volto;; (right of center) Poscia per dimostrar ch'ella ha giudicio, / Al mento aggiunge ispido pelo e folto.
Vendor: C. E. Rappaport (Italian)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Venetian Prints and Books in the Age of Tiepolo," January 23, 1997–April 22, 1997.

De Vesme & Calabi 1338 i (?)/ii
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