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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Francis Vieira, 1765–1806
Title:

Ticket: For the Benefit of Mr. Salpietro

Additional Title(s):

Ticket: For the Benefit of Mr. Sal Pietro

Date:
1799
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/16 x 7 5/8 inches (25.6 x 19.4 cm), Plate: 7 15/16 x 5 15/16 inches (20.1 x 15.1 cm), and Image: 3 3/4 x 4 13/16 inches (9.5 x 12.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "before the plate was cut | Proof"; on back, upper center, written sideways: "3 | 1h (horizontal line separating 3 and 1h)"; on back, upper right, written sideways: "33 (3 horizontal lines) cpl No 94"; on back, lower center: "a Salpietro ticket | 2/22 | scarce proof"; on back, lower right: "before the plate was cut down | JW (in monogram) | (IR31/1941a)"

Lettered in black ink, center, beneath image, under grass to the left: "F. Vieira Portuensi [swirled mark] inv."; beneath image, under grass near center: "F. Bartolozzi Sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.740
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
banner | boy | branches | child | clouds | event | fire | historical subject | man | music | musician | mythology | putto | ruins | torch | trumpet | violinist | wall | wings
Associated People:
Salpietro, Giovanni (active 1782-1799), violinist
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40989
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