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Creator:
William Byrne, 1743–1805, British
after Richard Wilson RA, 1714–1782, British, active in Italy (1750–56)
Title:
A View in the Villa Madama, near Rome, called II Teatro
Date:
1765
Medium:
Etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/8 x 19 3/8 inches (38.4 x 49.2 cm) and Plate: 13 1/4 x 16 5/8 inches (33.7 x 42.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed, verso, in graphite, lower right: "IR 784/428"

Lettered lower left: "Richd. Wilson pinxt."; lower left: "No.1."; lower center: "A View in the Villa Madama, near ROME, called IL TEATRO: - Paftor Fido, & other Dramas, having been perform'd there. | Publifh'd by J.Boydell, Engraver in Cheapfide, London, 1765."; lower right: Wm.Byrne Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale University Art Gallery Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1984.21.428
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | grottos | men | ruins | theater | women | woods
Associated Places:
Italy | Lazio | Mario, Monte | Roma | Tiber | Villa Madama
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:20828
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