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The Bottom and Handles of the Portland Vase

1786
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Giovanni Battista Cipriani (Italian (Florentine), 1727–1785, active in London), Published by John Boydell (English, 1719–1804)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 2439, iii/iii; from Tuer 739-742

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.5 x 31 cm (8 7/8 x 12 3/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P10580

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom right, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); 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)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund