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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:

Venus Attired By The Graces

Date:
1784
Medium:
Stipple engraving and line engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 3/4 x 19 7/8in. (45.1 x 50.5cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Angelica Kauffman R.A. pinxt. | VENUS ATTIRED BY THE GRACES. | London, Publish'd as the Act directs May 1.1784. by S. Watts, No.50, opposite Old Round Court, Strand."; lettered, lower right: "Frans. Bartolozzi R.A. Engraver to his Majesty sculp. | VENUS PARE PAR LES GRACES. | S. WATTS. | (se vend a Paris chez Puotte fils Graveur et Merchand d'estampes Rue et Porte St. Jacques) avec Privelege du Roi, 1784."; lettered, lower center: "From the Original Picture in the Collection of George Bowles Esqr. | This Print is with the greatest respect Dedicated by permission to Her Royal HIghness the Princess Royal. | by her Royal Highnessess's | Most obedient and very humble Servant"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19779
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38123
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