Four Cupids Sacrificing a Goat, Oval in a Rectangular Frame (in "Designs for Various Ornaments," pl. 20)

Engraver:
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728–1815 Lisbon)
Artist:
After Giovanni Battista Cipriani (Italian, Florence 1727–1785 Hammersmith (active London))
Artist:
Overall design by Michelangelo Pergolesi (Italian, active from 1760–died 1801)
Publisher:
Michelangelo Pergolesi (Italian, active from 1760–died 1801)
Date:
March 1, 1779
Medium:
Etching
Dimensions:
oval: 3 9/16 x 5 7/16 in. (9 x 13.8 cm)
plate: 18 3/4 x 9 1/16 in. (47.7 x 23 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
46.50.2(20)
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in plate at upper right: "20"
Inscribed in plate, within image: "LXXX"
Inscribed in plate, within image: "G. B. Cipriani del."; "F. Bartolozzi sculp-t."
Inscribed in plate, below: "Pergolesi Inve-t. Sculp-t. and Published the 1st of March 1779"
De Vesme & Calabi 2065; SKB 593
Peter Jessen Katalogu der Ornamentstich-Sammlung des Kunstgewerbe-Museums. Leipzig, 1894, cat. no. 365, p. 66.

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. 2065.

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Katalog der Ornamentstich-sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin. Berlin and Leipzig, 1939, cat. no. 593, p. 88.