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A Dwarf with an Owl on His Head Sitting Atop Four Bound Volumes of Periodicals

Genius

1797
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Anthony Pasquin ((John Williams), 1754-1818)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 1771, iii/iii; Tuer 2141

Dimensions

Sheet: 4.6 x 4.2 cm (1 13/16 x 1 5/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P10745

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund