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Creator:
Print made by John Smith, 1652–1743, British
after Pieter Tempesta, ca. 1637–1701, Dutch
Title:

Title Page of Sonate da Camera

Additional Title(s):

A Musical Dedication

Date:
1702
Medium:
Mezzotint, with burinwork on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (trimmed to plate): 7 5/8 × 9 11/16 inches (19.4 × 24.6 cm) and Image: 7 1/2 × 9 11/16 inches (19.1 × 24.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, upper center: "J:B."; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "201 a | 36`"

Lettered, upper left: "Sonate da Camera | a Violino, e Viiolone, o Cembalo | CONSECRATE | All: Ecc.mo Sigr. Duca | Di Bedford &c. | DA | Nicola Cosimi Romano- | opera prima | In Londra | L'Anno 1702."; lettered, lower left: "Tempest Inv:"; lettered, lower right: "Johannes Smith Anglus Fec: 1702."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1970.3.1236
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:23084
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