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Charles Cornwallis, First Marquess Cornwallis

1792 or after
Possibly by Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in de Vesme/Calabi (there is a portrait of "Marquis Cornwallis" listed in de Vesme/Calabi, but it is not this print)

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.5 x 14.6 cm (8 1/16 x 5 3/4 in.)(trimmed within the platermark)

Accession Number

P10709

Medium or Technique

Stipple engraving, printed in brownish-red ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Cornwallis was created a Marquess in 1792, which gives a terminus post quem for this print.

Markings

Verso, bottom left-center, 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