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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

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