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The Beautiful Rhodope in Love with Aesop

Engraver:
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Artist:
After Angelica Kauffmann (Swiss, Chur 1741–1807 Rome)
Date:
ca. 1782
Medium:
Stipple engraving, printed in brown ink; only state
Dimensions:
oval image: 10 1/2 x 12 7/16 in. (26.7 x 31.6 cm) plate: 13 3/8 x 14 5/8 in. (34 x 37.1 cm) sheet: 14 5/16 x 6 1/16 in. (36.4 x 15.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.890
Not on view
De Vesme & Calabi 1353; Alexander 144
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. 1353, p. 355.

David Alexander "Chronological Checklist of Singly Issued English Prints after Angelica Kauffman" in A Continental Artist in Georgian England. Wendy Wassyng Roworth, Brighton and London, 1992, no. 144, p. 184 (published Jan. 1, 1783 as a pair with Psammeticus King of Egypt in Love with Rhodope).



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