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The Nymph of Immortality, Attended by the Loves, Crowning the Bust of Shakespeare

Artist:
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Artist:
After Giovanni Battista Cipriani (Italian, Florence 1727–1785 Hammersmith (active London))
Publisher:
James Birchall (British, active 1781–94)
Subject:
William Shakespeare (British, Stratford-upon-Avon 1564–1616 Stratford-upon-Avon)
Date:
September 1784
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching, hand colored; fifth state of five
Dimensions:
plate: 13 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. (34.9 x 26 cm) sheet: 17 1/2 x 11 in. (44.5 x 27.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of George D. Pratt, 1935
Accession Number:
48.163.6
Not on view
Signature: in plate below image: "G. B. Cipriani Pinxit."; "F. Bartolozzi Sculp-t."

Inscription: in plate, lower center: "London Publish'd Sep-r. 1. 1784. by Ja-s. Birchall, No. 473 Strand"
George D. Pratt; Donor: George D. Pratt
De Vesme & Calabi 1822 v/v
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. 1822 v/v, p. 460.



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