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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Johann Heinrich Ramberg, 1763–1840, German, active in Britain (1781–88)
and after Helen Maria Williams, 1759–1827, British
Published by Mary Ryland, 1759–1817, British
Title:

The Death of Cora

Additional Title(s):

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

Part Of:

Collective Title: Peru

Date:
1788
Medium:
Mezzotint, stipple engraving, and etching 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), and Image (oval): 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:
Cora
Manco Capac
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40920
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