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Cornelia, Mother of the Gracchi

1788
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Maria Anna Angelica Kauffman (Swiss, 1741–1807)


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme/Calabi 0506, a state after v/v (see Note); Tuer 1206

Dimensions

Sheet: 39.2 x 46.4 cm (15 7/16 x 18 1/4 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

55.315

Medium or Technique

Etching and stipple engraving, printed in sanguine ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

De Vesme/Calabi describes the fifth and final state of this print as having the publication line of Mary Ryland, 1788. In this impression the publication line has been eliminated, and the inscriptions “Ang. Kauffman gins.” [sic] and “F. Bartolozzi sculqs” [sic] have been corrected to “Ang. Kauffman. pinx.t” and “F. Bartolozzi Sculp.t”.

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Mrs. George H. Lyman, Sr., Boston; her bequest to the MFA April 14, 1955

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. George H. Lyman, Sr.