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Sleeping Child

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


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


Medium or Technique

Stipple ehgraving and roulette work

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



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.”


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)


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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund