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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:

Cornelia, Mother Of The Gracchi

Date:
1788
Medium:
Stipple engraving and line engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Ang. Kauffman pinx."; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi Sculps. | Mary Ryland."; lettered, lower center: "CORNELIA MOTHER of the GRACCHI. | Cornelia Daughter of Scipio Africanus and Mother of the Gracchi, being desired by a Lady who had been shewing her fine Jewels & Trinkets to indulge her with a sight of hers. | Cornelia presented her Children to her, saying she looked on them as her principal Treasure having educated them with care for the serivce of their Country. | To Mrs. Trimmer this PRINT from an Original Picture in the Collection of George Bowles Esqre. | Is respectfully inscribed, by her much obliged Friend and most grateful humble Servent, | Publish'd [...] 1788, by M. Ryland. No.102, New Bond Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19782
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38129
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