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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
Alexandre de Vesme, Augusto Calabi Francesco Bartolozzi. Catalogue des estampes et notice biographique d'après les manuscrits de A. De Vesme entièrement réformés et complétés d'une étude critique par A. Calabi, Milan, Guido Modiano. Milan, 1928, cat. no. 1338 i(?)/ii.



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