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Creator:
Print made by John Blackmore, active 1740–1780
after Richard Cosway, 1742–1821, British
Print made by John Blackmore, active 1740–1780
Title:

Sigismonda

Date:
between 1769 and 1771
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 7/8 x 12 13/16 inches (42.8 x 32.5 cm), Plate: 15 1/2 x 10 7/8 inches (39.3 x 27.7 cm), and Image: 13 7/16 x 10 7/8 inches (34.2 x 27.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Embossed mark: star surrounded by a jagged circle

Lettered, in black ink, lower left under image: "Cosway pinx,,t"; "lower center: "Sigismonda ~"; lower right under image: "Blackmoore fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.826
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
beaded | bracelets | cameo | castle | chalice | city | Day 4, Tale 1 (The Decameron) | death | diadem | heart | jewelry | love | murder | necklace | portrait | princess | robe | sashes (costume accessories) | smoke | suicide | The Decameron (Boccaccio) | tragedy | woman
Associated People:
Sigismonda
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:22517
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