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Venus and Adonis

1778
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Richard Cosway (English, 1742–1821), Published by John Walker (English, born in 1939)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 0492, iv/ix; Tuer 1586

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.2 x 16.8 cm (8 3/8 x 6 5/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M1675

Medium or Technique

Etching and stipple engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in blue ink, the mark of the MFA Wales Collection (Lugt 2544); verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

George Washington Wales, Boston (1815-1896); his gift to the MFA April 15, 1882

Credit Line

Gift of George Washington Wales