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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)


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