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Mary, Queen of Scots

1797
Unidentified artist, 18th century, In the manner of Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), Published by J. Herbert (English, active about 1794–1797)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in de Vesme/Calabi (the image fits the description of de Vesme/Calabi 1094, but the format is much smaller (platemark 190 x 138 mm, compared to 392 x 271 mm for de Vesme/Calabi 1094)

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.4 x 17.6 cm (9 5/8 x 6 15/16 in.) Platemark: 19 x 13.8 cm (7 1/2 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P10779

Medium or Technique

Etching and stipple engraving, printed in colors à la poupée

Not On View

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Classifications

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Inscription

Engraved in the plate, below the image, "Pubd. Novr. 1, 1797, by I. Herbert F. Bartalozzi. [sic] Sc. / Mary Queen of Scots."

Markings

Verso, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund