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Harlequin as Lacemaker

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 three
Dimensions:
16 1/8 x 10 11/16 in. (40.9 x 27.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1963
Accession Number:
63.630.2
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]; (below, left of center) Bella è costei, ma con quel volto, orrore / Più che piacer a' riguardanti inspira:; (below, right of center) Cosi all'incontro amor dà luogo all'ira / Se di taluna si discopre il core.; (bottom right) Æ. no.2 (should read 26-2 - margin is trimmed)
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 1339 i/iii
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