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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 Power of Love

Date:
1783
Medium:
Stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/4 × 8 1/4 inches (21 × 21 cm) and Image: 4 7/8 × 5 7/8 inches (12.4 × 14.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "148"

Lettered, lower left: "G.B. Cipriani invent."; lettered, lower right: "Frans. Bartolozzi Sculpt."; lettered, lower center: "THE POWER OF LOVE. | Thus Cupd triumphs o'er the Fair ones charms | And vanquish'd Beauty takes his to her Arms. | To the Countess of Harrington, | This Print from the Original Drawing by G.B. Cipriani, is with ye greatest respect Dedicated, by Her Ladyships | most Humble Servt. | W. Palmer. | Publish'd Feby. 3; 1783 by W. Palmer No.159. Strand."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.589
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40791
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