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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Angelica Kauffmann RA, 1741–1807, Swiss, active in Britain (1766–81)
Published by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
Title:

Paris and Oenone

Additional Title(s):

Paris and Oenone Carving their Names into a Tree

Date:
1780
Medium:
Mezzotint and etching on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 x 9 7/16 inches (30.2 x 24 cm), Plate: 9 5/8 x 7 5/8 inches (24.4 x 19.4 cm), and Image (oval): 7 3/8 x 6 1/16 inches (18.7 x 15.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on front, lower left: "AV"; lower center: "Paris + Oenone"; inscribed in graphite, on back, "Juer 1541"

Lettered, brown ink, lower center left along picture: "Angelica Kauffman pinx.t"; lower center right along picture: "F. Bartolozzi Sculpsit."; lower center: "Published as the Act directs, May 4th 1780 by F. Bartolozzi, No. [...] Bentick Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.567
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
carving | carving | clasp | cloth | curls | etching (printing process) | forest | Greek | hair | lovers | man | mythology | nymph | Paris and Oenone carving their names in a tree | Paris and Oenone, the nymph | portrait | religious and mythological subject | woman | youth
Associated People:
Paris
Oenone
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40679
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