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Coat of Arms

late 18th century
In the manner of Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Apparently not in de Vesme/Calabi

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.9 x 28.6 cm (8 5/8 x 11 1/4 in.) Platemark: 17.7 x 20 cm (6 15/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

M24963

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The upper right and bottom left quarters of the coat of arms each contain a chevron and three balls (one of the balls in the upper right quarter being obscured by the drapery of a surrounding figure); the upper left and lower right quarters each contain three fleurs-de-lis and a six-pointed star. There is an allegorical figure to each side of the coat-of-arms, and a cupid above. The cupid and the left allegorical figure are each holding up the end of a banderole. There are no inscriptions whatsoever on the plate.

Markings

Recto, bottom left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

David Keppel, New York; his gift to the MFA February 1, 1914

Credit Line

Keppel Memorial Prints. Gift of David Keppel