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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
Title:

Sappho Embracing Love

Date:
1783
Medium:
Stipple engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "G. B. Cipriani inv."; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi Scup."; lettered, lower center: "SAPPHO embracing LOVE | She gives up all her soul to Loves alarms, | And the sly Tyrant triumphs in her charms. | London Publish'd August 12th.1783 by Sus. Vivares Great Newport Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19618
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37581
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