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The Death of Captain Cook

1784
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), and William Byrne (English, 1743–1805), After John Webber (English, 1751-1793)


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme/Calabi 0540, vi/vi; Tuer 319 and 1210

Dimensions

Sheet: 46.8 x 58.6 cm (18 7/16 x 23 1/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P10457

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, 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