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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Michele Benedetti, 1745–1810, Italian
Title:

Catherine II Empress of Russia

Date:
1785
Medium:
Stipple engraving
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "M. Benedetti del 1783."; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi sculp. R.A. Engraver to his Majesty 1785."; lettered, lower center: "CATHERINE II. D. EMPRESS OF RUSSIA. | From an Original Picture at Houghton presented to the Earl of Orford by His Imperial Majesty. | Publish'd as the Act directs Feby. 10th, 1785 by G. Bartolozzi No.5 John Street Oxford Road & to be bad at Mr. Palmers No.163 Strand, London. | Printed by A Colony"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.646
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
portrait
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40866
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