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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:

The Heroism of Prince Edward, Son of Henry VI

Date:
1789
Medium:
Stipple engraving and line engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "G. B. Cipriani pinxt. | THE HEROISM OF PRINCE EDWARD, SON OF HENRY VI. | The young prince being brought into the presene of Edward IV, appeared before him | with an undaunted countenance, and being asked by the King how he came to be so rash as | to enter his Kingdom, Preplyed, to recover his own Inheretance, which had been unjustly usurped. | Vide Rapins Hisy. Anno. 1471."; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi, R.A. Sculpt. | L'HEROISME DU PRINCE EDOUARD, FILS DE HENRI, VI. | Ce jeune Prince etant porte devant le Roi Edouard IV, se presentoit avec une Air intrepide. | et quand le Roi lui demanda comment ils auroit ose entrer dans sa Royaume, il fit reponse. | que c'etoit pour recouvrir ses Droits qu'on avoit injustement usurpe. | voyez Hist. de Rapin van. 1471"; lettered, lower center: "London, Publish'd June 4. 1789 by Jas. Birchell No. 473 Strand."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19788
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38164
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