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Creator:
Print made by William Baillie, 1723–1810, Irish
after Sophonisba Anguisciola, 1527(?)–1626, Italian
Title:

Portrait of Sofonisba Angusciola Pittrice

Additional Title(s):

Sofonisba Anguissola

Date:
between 1761 and 1786
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on moderately thick, slightly textured, gray laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches (36.9 x 26 cm), Plate: 14 1/16 x 9 15/16 inches (35.7 x 25.3 cm), and Image: 12 5/8 x 9 15/16 inches (32 x 25.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, center: "Stale"; lower right: "#2748 | £ 5"

Lettered, lower center: "SOFONISBA ANGUSCIOLA PITTRICE' | Di cui Van Dyk ebbe a dire, avere ricevuto pu Lume nella pittura da una | CIECA, che dal suo Maestro. _ vide Vasari."; lower right: "Ipsa pinxit | WB"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of James Goodfriend in memory of Milton S. Goodfriend, M.D., transfer from the Yale University Art Gallery
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.22
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arch | braids | collar | designs | dress | easel | gaze | lace | paintbrushes | painter | painting (visual work) | portrait | posing | self-portrait | woman | working
Associated People:
Anguisciola, Sofonisba (ca. 1535 - 1625), painter
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:33060
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