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Sleeping Child

1794
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian (Bolognese), 1591–1666)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 2213, a variant of iii/iii (see Note); Tuer 936

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.9 x 32 cm (11 3/4 x 12 5/8 in.)(with 31-33 mm margins at the sides; trimmed on the platemark at the top, and within the platemark at the bottom)

Accession Number

P10605

Medium or Technique

Stipple ehgraving and roulette work

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

De Vesme/Calabi describes state iii/iii as having the inscription “London, Published Jan.y 1, 1798 by Iohn P. Thompson…”. This impression has the inscription “London, Published. Jany. 1. 1798. by Darling & Thompson, Gt. Newport Street, and T. Simpson St. Paul’s Church Yard.”

Markings

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