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Emma, Lady Hamilton as Thalia, the Muse of Comedy

1789
Raphael Morghen (Italian, 1758–1833), After Maria Anna Angelica Kauffman (Swiss, 1741–1807)


Catalogue Raisonné

Halsey 044, ii/ii; Apell 35 (Apell seems to have the states backwards, describing the first as before the name of Angelica Kauffman, the second with); Le Blanc 152

Dimensions

Sheet: 60.9 x 45.4 cm (24 x 17 7/8 in.) Platemark: 43.5 x 31.7 cm (17 1/8 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P13659

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, 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