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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Edward Francis Burney, 1760–1848, British
Title:
Ticket for the Benefit of Madame Banti
Date:
1795
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 1/4 x 7 1/2 inches (15.9 x 19.1 cm), Plate: 4 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches (11.1 x 14 cm), and Image: 4 1/8 x 4 1/2 inches (10.5 x 11.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in graphite upper center: "S D F"; in pen and brown ink upper center: "Thursday | 7 april 1796"; in graphite center: "S D D | 1798"; in graphite lower center: "Tragedy"; in graphite lower right: "2124"

Lettered lower center: "FOR THE BENEFIT OF MADe. BANTI"; lower left: "Burney delt."; lower right: "F.Bartolozzi RA Sculps.-"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.698
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40942
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