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The Three Favorite Aerial Travelers: V. Lunardi, G. Biggin and Mrs. Sage

Artist:
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Artist:
After John Francis Rigaud (British (born Italy), Turin 1742–1810 Packington)
Publisher:
Mariano Bovi (Italian, Scilla, Reggio di Calabria 1757–1813 Messina)
Sitter:
Vincent Lunardi (Italian, Lucca 1759–1806)
Sitter:
Letitia Ann Sage (British, active late 18th century)
Sitter:
George Biggin (British, 18th century)
Date:
August 20, 1783
Medium:
Stipple engraving, etching and engraving, hand colored; fourth state
Dimensions:
plate: 13 1/8 x 9 3/4 in. (33.3 x 24.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Paul Bird Jr., 1962
Accession Number:
62.696.38
Not on view
Paul Bird, Jr.; Donor: Paul Bird, Jr.
De Vesme & Calabi 1220 iv; O'Donoghue V 57
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. V, no. 57.

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. 1220 iv.



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