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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi, 1728–1815
after Johann Heinrich Ramberg, 1763–1840
and after Helen Maria Williams, 1759–1827
Published by Mary Ryland, 1759–1817
Title:

The Death of Cora

Additional Title(s):

"Peru," Canto VI, Verse 101: The Death of Cora

Part Of:

Collective Title: Peru

Date:
1788
Materials & Techniques:
Stipple engraving on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 9/16 x 10 3/16 inches (34.4 x 25.8 cm), Plate: 10 7/16 x 7 3/8 inches (26.5 x 18.7 cm), Image: 7 15/16 x 6 7/16 inches (20.2 x 16.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "Narwiele 117"; on back, lower right: "278 | letter proof JW (in monogram) | (IR34/1374)"

Lettered in black ink, along lower left border of oval image: "H. Ramberg invt."; along lower right border of oval image: "F. Bartolozzi Sculp."; lower center: "The DEATH of CORA. | Vide Miss Williams's Peru | Canto 6. Verse 101 | Pub, May 1, 1788, by M. Ryland No. 102, New Bond Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.680
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
armor | boy | cape | child | costume | curtain | death | drapery | dress | family | father | fatigue | feathers | helmet | husband | literary theme | love | men | mother | oval | Peru, 1784: Canto VI, Verse 101 | poem | poetry | portrait | resting | sadness | sash | sleeping | soldiers | son | tassels | wife | woman
Associated Places:
Perú
Associated People:
Manco Capac
Cora
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40920
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