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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 2437, iv/iv; from Tuer 739-742

Dimensions

Sheet: 34.7 x 44.5 cm (13 11/16 x 17 1/2 in.) Platemark: 22.4 x 32.3 cm (8 13/16 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

M8936

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Samuel Putnam Avery, New York (1822-1904); his gift to the MFA February 24, 1893

Credit Line

Gift of Samuel Putnam Avery