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Right Honorable William Pitt, First Lord Commissioner of his Majesty's Treasury

Artist:
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Artist:
After John Singleton Copley (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1738–1815 London)
Publisher:
Published by William Dickinson (British, 1746–1823) , London
Sitter:
Portrait of William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham (British, 1708–1778)
Date:
January 8, 1789
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching; third state of three
Dimensions:
image: 5 1/8 x 4 1/4 in. (13 x 10.8 cm) sheet: 9 1/8 x 7 1/4 in. (23.2 x 18.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.756-1717
Not on view
Donor: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund
De Vesme & Calabi 889 iii/iii; O'Donoghue III.473.8; Tuer 1865; LeBlanc 173.586
Andrew White Tuer Bartolozzi and his works : a biographical and descriptive account of the life and career of Francesco Bartolozzi, R.A.. 1881, cat. no. 1865.

Freeman O'Donoghue Catalogue of Engraved British Portraits Preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum. vols. 1-5, London, 1908–22, vol. III, p. 473, cat. no. 8.

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. 889 iii/iii, pp. 246-7.



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