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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after A. M. Olt, active 1792
Published by Hannah Humphrey, ca. 1745–1818, British
Title:

Portrait of Joseph Haydn

Additional Title(s):

Giuseppe Haydn

Giuseppe Haýdn

Date:
1791
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 9/16 x 8 5/8 inches (29.4 x 21.9 cm), Plate: 9 15/16 x 7 7/16 inches (25.2 x 18.9 cm), and Image (oval): 6 7/16 x 5 13/16 inches (16.4 x 14.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, center right: "R"; on back, lower right: "1045 | AS4"

Lettered in black ink, along lower left border of oval image: "A. M. Olt pinxt. Painter to the Duke of Orleans"; along lower right border of oval image: "F. Bartolozzi sculpt. Historical Engraver to his Majesty."; lower center: "GIUSEPPE HAÝDN. | London. Pub as the Act directs April 4 1791 by H Humphrey No. 1S Old Bond Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Yale Art Gallery Collection, Bequest of Ralph Kirkpatrick, Yale MA (HON.) 1965
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1994.4.667
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Austrian | chair | composer | costume | man | music | oval | portrait | quill pen | sheet music | table | writing (processes)
Associated People:
Haydn, (Franz) Joseph (1732–1809), composer
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:36356
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