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Title-page to Six String Quartets, Op. 8, by Carl Friedrich Abel

1768
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 1865, indeterminate state (lower margin is trimmed off); Tuer 901

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.3 x 21.7 cm (11 15/16 x 8 9/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P10596

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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