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Peter the Wild Boy

Artist:
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Artist and publisher:
Designed and published John Alefounder (British, died 1795) , London
Sitter:
Portrait of Peter the Wild Boy (born Germany, 1712–1785)
Date:
March 1, 1784
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching, printed in sepia ink; third state of three
Dimensions:
image: 7 x 5 3/8 in. (17.8 x 13.7 cm) sheet: 7 15/16 x 5 3/8 in. (20.2 x 13.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.756-2015
Not on view
Donor: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund
De Vesme and Calabi 882 ii/iii; Tuer 1861
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. 1861.

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. 882 iii/iii, p. 244.



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