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Dido Invoking the Gods Before Mounting the Funeral Pile

Engraver:
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Engraver:
Jean Marie Delattre (French, Abbeville 1745–1840 Fulham, London)
Artist:
After Angelica Kauffmann (Swiss, Chur 1741–1807 Rome)
Publisher:
Ann Bryer (British, active 1779–88)
Date:
June 10, 1780
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving; before letters
Dimensions:
plate: 14 7/8 x 11 5/16 in. (37.8 x 28.8 cm) sheet: 21 1/8 x 15 11/16 in. (53.6 x 39.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917
Accession Number:
17.3.951
Not on view
De Vesme & Calabi 407; Alexander 95
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. 407, p. 97.

David Alexander "Chronological Checklist of Singly Issued English Prints after Angelica Kauffman" in A Continental Artist in Georgian England. Wendy Wassyng Roworth, Brighton and London, 1992, published as a pendant to "Penelope weeping over the Bow of Ulysses" (1779), cat. no. 95, p. 182.



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