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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Henry Tresham, 1751–1814, British
Title:

Anthony and Cleopatra, Act 3, Scene II

Date:
1794
Medium:
Line engraving, stipple engraving and brown wash
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "H. Tresham, A. invt."; lettered, Lower right: "F. Bartoozzi, R.A. etcd. | Act 3. Scene II."; lettered, lower center: "ANTHONY and CLEOPATRA. | Cleopatra. ---Your Caesar's father oft, | When he hath mus'd of taking kingdoms in, | Bestow'd his lips on that unworthy place | As it rain'd kisses. | London, Published as the Act directs, June 1.1794, by Mno. Bovi, No.207. Piccadilly, near St. James's Church."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19829
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38250
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