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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after unknown artist
Title:

Thomas Hollis

Date:
1767
Medium:
Stipple engraving and line engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower center: "THOMAE HOLLIS ANGLI | R . ETANT . SS . LOND . SODALIS | MDCCLXVII"; lettered, lower left: "J.B. CIPRIANI"; lettered, lower right: "MDCCLXVII"; lettered, lower center: "HUNC STRATONEM, MESSALA, BRUTI AMICUS, CAESARI RECONCILIATUS, COMMENDAUIT EI ALIQUANDO | PER OTIOM, LACRIMANSQUE AIT, NIC ILLE EST, CAESAR, QUI BUTO MEO EXTREMUM PRAESTITIT OFF | CIUM! EUM CAESAR BENEVOLENTIA COMPLEXUS HABUIT IN LABORIBUS ET CERTAMINIBUS ACTI | ACIS UNUM EX FORTIBUS GRAECIS QUI EUM SEQUEBANTUR. IPSUM AUTEM MEMORANT POSTEA MES | SALAM, QUUM CELEBRARETUR A CAESARE, QUOD QUAMUIS FUISSET AD PHILIPPOS INFESTISSIMUS IPSIS BRUTI | CAUSA HOSTIS, EGREGIAM OPERAM TAMEN SIBI PRAEBUISSET AD ACTIUM, DIXISSE, ME, VERO, CAESAR, SEMPER | SECTAE PARTIUMQUE INVENIES MELORUM ET JUSTIORUM SOCIUM. | PLUTARCHI PARALLELA."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.622
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:40827
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