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Britannia Enthroned

"O Fair Britannia Hail"

1760
Giovanni Battista Cipriani (Italian (Florentine), 1727–1785, active in London)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.1 x 23.4 cm (12 5/8 x 9 3/16 in.) Platemark: 30.7 x 22.5 cm (12 1/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P11400

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of University College, London (not in Lugt); verso, lower right-center, stamped in red ink, the deaccessioning mark of University College, London (not in Lugt); verso, bottom left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund