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The Monkey (Illustration to Fanny Burney's "Evelina")

1779
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After John Hamilton Mortimer (English, 1740–1779)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 1692, probably iii/iii (De Vesme/Calabi describes both the second and third states as containing the inscription "Vol. III"); Tuer 252

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.7 x 13.1 cm (7 3/8 x 5 3/16 in.) Platemark: 16.6 x 11.4 cm (6 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P10524

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, 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