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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Giovanni Battista Cipriani RA, 1727–1785, Italian, active in Britain (1755-85)
Title:

Chryseis Restored To Her Father

Date:
1786
Medium:
Stipple engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "G.B. Cipriani inv. et del. | CHRYSEIS restored to her FATHER. | they land, that expiations may be pay'd | And fair CHRYSEIS from the Ship convey'd, | with whom ULYSSES to the Altar went | And to her Father thus did her present, | At this the Sire embraced the maid again, | So sadly lost, so lately sought in vain. | Homer's Iliad Book I."; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi Sculpx 1786 | CHRISEÏS vendue a son PERE. | Les Nochers jettent l'ancre et volant sur la rive, | Y portent l'Hecatombe et la belle captive, | CHRISEIS qu'a l"instant au pied des saints autess | ULYSSE reconduit dans les bras paternels | Supris, et transporte dejoie et de tendresse | CHRISES recois sa Fille et en son sein la presse. | L'Iliade d'Homer Livre I."; lettered, lower center: "London, Publish'd June 12th 1786, by S. Vivares, No.13, Great Newport Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19739
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38070
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