Requires Photography

Sir William Johnson

about 1775-1800
Possibly by Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in de Vesme/Calabi

Dimensions

Sheet: 23.2 x 16.8 cm (9 1/8 x 6 5/8 in.) Platemark: 15.4 x 11.3 cm (6 1/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P15235

Medium or Technique

Etching and stipple engraving, printed in reddish-brown ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, below the image, "F. Bartolozzi, R.A. / Sir William Johnson, / Superintendent of Indian affairs in North America."

Markings

Verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund