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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, iii/iv; from Tuer 739-742

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.2 x 31.8 cm (8 3/8 x 12 1/2 in.)(trimmed within the platemark; lacking c. 4 mm at the top and c. 7 mm at the bottom)

Accession Number

P10578

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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