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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 Mirror of Love

Date:
1788
Medium:
Stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 7 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches (18.4 x 22.2 cm) and Image: 5 3/4 x 6 7/8 inches (14.6 x 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite lower right: "Proof"; inscribed on back in graphite lower center: "Beauty looking into the Mirror of Prudence"; in graphite lower left: "Proof | JW"; in graphite lower right: "Fuer 16"

Lettered lower left: "G.B.Cipriani Invt."; lower right: "F Bartolozzi Sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.564
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40674
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