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Creator:
Print made by Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Antonio Francesco Selvi, 1679–1753
Title:
Medallions of F. Hutcheson and L. Natter
Date:
1780
Medium:
Mezzotint, stipple engraving, and etching on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 x 10 7/16 inches (36.9 x 26.5 cm), Plate: 11 7/8 x 8 15/16 inches (30.2 x 22.7 cm), and Image: 10 9/16 x 3 11/16 inches (26.9 x 9.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "(IR31/2412)"; on back lower right: "662 [...]3 | Juer 1855 (1855 crossed out) 15/"

Lettered, upper center, within tondo image, along outline: "FRANC · HVTCHESON · PHIL · MOR · IN · ACAD · GLASGV · Æ · PVB · PROF"; center, within tondo image, between image and surrounding border: " I P | SE | FECIT."; center: "LAURENCE NATTER LITHOGRAPHER."; lower center, within tondo image, along outline: "NON · SVO · SED · PVBLICO · LVGET · DAMNO. | OBIIT MDCCXIVI"; lower left: "Ant. Selvi, Florents. Fect."; lower center: "IN THE COLLECTION OF THOMAS HOLLIS ESQR. F. R. AND A. S. S. | Published as the Act directs Jany. 6th. 1780."; lower right: "F. Bartolozzi. Sculpt."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.794
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
books | busts | butterfly | circles (plane figures) | coat | costume | cravat | lithographer | medalist | medallions (medals) | men | mourning | philosopher | portrait | portraits | professor | robes | sarcophagus | scepter | sculptor | sitting | tassels | toga | university | University of Glasgow | waistcoat | wig | woman
Associated Places:
Glasgow | Scotland | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Hutcheson, Francis (1694–1746), moral philosopher
Natter, Johann Lorenz (1705–1763), gem-engraver and medallist
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41025
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