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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
Title:

Ticket for the Benefit of Madame Banti

Former Title(s):

For the Benefit of Madame Banti

Date:
1797
Medium:
Line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 x 7 5/8 inches (15.2 x 19.4 cm), Plate: 5 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches (13.7 x 17.5 cm), and Image: 4 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches (11.4 x 12.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite lower right: "proof before allocation in the clouds"; inscribed on back in graphite lower center: "a ticket | Proof before the clouds were extended 2nd time. | JW"; in graphite lower center: "2124"; in graphite lower right: C 1914 V"

Lettered upper center: "FOR THE BENEFIT OF Mrs..BANTI"; lower center: "F. Bartolozzi invt. sculpst. 1797 | aetatis suae 69"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.700
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:40943
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