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Two Children in the Clouds, One Drawing the Other

about 1785-1800
In the manner of Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Apparently not in de Vesme/Calabi

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.7 x 29.4 cm (8 9/16 x 11 9/16 in.) Platemark: 7.8 x 10.3 cm (3 1/16 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P1740

Medium or Technique

Etching and stipple engraving, printed in colors à la poupée

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, below the plate, in pencil, "By Bartolozzi Private Plate" (see also the inscription on P1739)

Markings

Verso, bottom left-center, 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