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Infancy

1788
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Richard Cosway (English, 1742–1821)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 0635, iii/v or later (the lower inscription is missing); Tuer 1690

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.5 x 8 cm (3 3/4 x 3 1/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark and thus lacking the inscription)

Accession Number

P10796

Medium or Technique

Etching and stipple engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This is a portrait of Caroline Ponsonby.

Markings

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