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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi, 1728–1815
after Benedetto Pastorini, Italian, ca.1746–after 1803
and after John Francis Rigaud, 1742–1810
Published by Giovanni Battista Torré, active 1753–1776
Title:

Gualtherus and Griselda

Additional Title(s):

Gualtieri and Griselda

Gualtieri and Grizzel

Date:
1784
Materials & Techniques:
Stipple engraving on medium, mdoerately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/4 × 9 5/16 inches (31.1 × 23.7 cm), Image: 10 3/8 × 8 3/8 inches (26.4 × 21.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in brown ink, lower right: ". (s-shaped mark)"; in graphite, on back, lower right: "Pastorini sculpt | letter proof | Pastorini (erased) | JW"

Lettered in orange ink, along lower center outline of oval image: "Bartolozzi direxit."; lower center: "GUALTHERUS and GRISELDA. | Publish'd as the Act directs Decr. 1st. 1784 by Torre & Co. No. 28. Hay Market."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.678
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
barn | collar | costume | dog (animal) | dress | feathers | folklore | gazing | gesture | hat | hay | horses (animals) | jewelry | kneeling | lace | literary theme | men | obedience | oval | patience | portrait | stable | sword | The Decameron (Boccaccio) | woman
Associated People:
Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313–1375), author and poet
Gualtherus
Griselda
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40916
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