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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
And X Liparoli, active 1790s
after Henry Tresham, 1751–1814, British
Title:

Antony and Cleopatra, Act I, Scene II

Date:
1794
Medium:
Line engraving, aquatint, and hand-colored brown wash
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "H. Tresham A invt."; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi R.A. Etch'd"; lettered, lower center: "X Liparoti Aquatinta | ANTONY & CLEOPATRA | Soothsayer - if every of your wishes had a womb | And foretel every wish a million. | Charmain - Qui fool! I forgive thee for a Witch. | Shakespeare Act 1st. Scene 2nd. | 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:
B1977.14.19830
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Associated People:
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:38251
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