Diploma of the Royal Academy of Arts

1768
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Giovanni Battista Cipriani (Italian (Florentine), 1727–1785, active in London)


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme/Calabi 1981, iii/iii; Tuer 2140

Dimensions

Sheet: 65.7 x 47 cm (25 7/8 x 18 1/2 in.)(overall dimensions of the two joined sheets, both of which are trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M14030

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving, printed on two sheets

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This diploma was issued to Gilbert Stuart Newton on November 3, 1828. It is signed by Thomas Lawrence, President of the Royal Academy, and by Henry Howard, Secretary.

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Samuel Putnam Avery, New York (1822-1904); his gift to the MFA July 11, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel Putnam Avery