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The Tomb of William Woollett

1785
Unidentified artist, 18th century, In the manner of Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815)


Dimensions

Sheet: 20.1 x 12.3 cm (7 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.) Platemark: 18.6 x 10.7 cm (7 5/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P17775

Medium or Technique

Etching and stipple engraving

Not On View

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Classifications

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Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom, "To the Memory of / MR. WILLIAM WOOLLETT. / London, Publish'd by C. Tayolr No. 10 near Castle Street, Holborn, Aug.st 1; 1785."

Markings

Verso, lower right-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, 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