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A Man Disguised as a Monk Talking to a Nun (Frontispiece to "The Inconstant," in the Series "Bell's British Theatre")

1795
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Edward Francis Burney (English, 1760–1848)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 1675, ii/iii; Tuer 268, 307

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.8 x 14.1 cm (8 9/16 x 5 9/16 in.) Platemark: 17.5 x 12.5 cm (6 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

P10528

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, upper right-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