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A Winged Genius Mourning the Death of Captain Cook (Tailpiece to Canto IV of "The Gardens")

1798
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 1707, iii/iii; Tuer 346

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.7 x 21.3 cm (10 7/8 x 8 3/8 in.)(with 22 mm margin at the bottom; trimmed within the platemark on the other three sides)

Accession Number

P10539

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund