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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Angelica Kauffmann RA, 1741–1807, Swiss, active in Britain (1766–81)
Title:

Cordelia

Date:
1784
Medium:
Stipple engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Angelica Kauffman Pinxt. | You never erring Gods | Fight on his side, and thunder on his foes | Such Tempest as his poor ag'd head Sustained:"; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi Sulpt. | Your image suffers when a Monrch bleeds, | Tis your own cause for that your succours bring; | Revenge yourselves, and right an injur'd King. | Vide Shakespears King Lear"; lettered, lower center: "London Pubd Sept. 7.1784. by Jas. Birchall No.473 Strand & G. Durand No.8 Catherine Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19617
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
King Lear, play by William Shakespeare | literary theme
Associated People:
Cordelia (character in King Lear)
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37579
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