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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Richard Cosway, 1742–1821, British
Published by Gaetano Stefano Bartolozzi, 1757–1821, Italian
Title:

Maria Cosway

Date:
1785
Medium:
Soft-ground etching, etching, and stipple engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 9 1/8 x 5 7/8 inches (23.1 x 14.9 cm) and Image: 8 1/4 x 5 1/8 inches (20.9 x 13 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower right: "JUER 1645"; lower center: "letter proof?"; lower right: "D"

Lettered, in black ink, lower left: "R. Cosway R. A.. Delint."; lower right: "F. "Bartolozzi Sculpt."; lower center: "MARIA COSWAY | Published as the Act directs 29. Jant. 1785. by G. Bartolozzi. & to bi had at Mr. Torres Hay Market .28."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.650
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
apron | baroness | bonnet | book | collar | dress | foliage | history painter | lace | pearls | plumes | portrait | ribbons | ruffles | sash | trees | wig | woman
Associated People:
Cosway, Maria Louisa Catherine Cecilia, Baroness Cosway in the nobility of the Austrian empire (1760–1838), history painter and educationist
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40870
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