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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:

Vigilance

Date:
1782
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 x 5 7/8 inches (19.7 x 14.9 cm), Plate: 7 1/4 x 5 3/8 inches (18.4 x 13.7 cm), and Image: 4 x 3 1/4 inches (10.2 x 8.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite lower left: "with sympathy 1/6 [...] Vigilance"; inscribed on back in graphite lower right: "Fuer 49"

Lettered lower center: "G.B.Cipriani inv. F.Bartolozzi Sculps. | Pubd. 24th Decr. 1782 by Mrs.Vivares Great Newport Street"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.595
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:40798
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