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A View of a Prison of the Composition of Mr. Blondel done at Rome

Artist and publisher:
Georges François Blondel (French, 1730–after 1792)
Date:
1765
Medium:
Mezzotint; second state of three
Dimensions:
Plate: 22 1/8 × 15 7/8 in. (56.2 × 40.3 cm) Sheet: 23 1/2 × 17 1/8 in. (59.7 × 43.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry Walter, 1917, by exchange, 1969
Accession Number:
69.669.3
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved in plate, below image: "A View of a Prison of the Composition of Mr. Blondel done at Rome / G. F. Blondell Delin-t & Sculp/ To the Rt Hon-ble George Simon Harcourt Viscount Newnham, This Plate is most Humbly Dedicated by his Lordships most humble Serv-t / GF Blondel"
Engraved in plate, lower left: "Plate 2"
Engraved in plage, lower center: "Publish'd according to Act"
Vendor: Christopher Mendez, London
Inventaire du Fonds Français.x.5; Dodgson 1922.2 ii/iii
Campbell Dodgson "The Mezzotints of G. F. Blondel." Print Collector's Quarterly. 9, 1922, cat. no. 2, p. 310.



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