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Faun Holding an Infant Playing Reed Pipes

Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
George John Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer (British, 1758–1834)
Subject of book:
Relates to collection of George Spencer, 4th Duke of Marlborough (British, 1739–1817)
Etching and engraving, printed in brown ink; first state of two
oval image: 4 11/16 x 2 11/16 in. (11.9 x 6.8 cm) plate: 10 7/8 x 8 3/8 in. (27.5 x 21.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
Not on view
Faunus Infantulum Genu Sustinens

Inscription: "Ex Dactyliotheca Ducis Marlburiensis"
Donor: Harris Brisbane Dick Fund
De Vesme and Calabi 2301 i/ii; Tuer 571?
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. 571?.

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. 2301 i/ii, p. 572.

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