<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

Print made by Jean Marie Delatre, 1746–1840, French
after Angelica Kauffmann RA, 1741–1807, Swiss, active in Britain (1766–81)
Published by Anthony Molteno, 1784–1845, British

The Death of Mark Antony

Additional Title(s):

La mort de Marc Antoine

The Death of Mark Anthony

Line engraving and stipple engraving with hand coloring on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 14 5/8 x 12 1/4 inches (37.2 x 31.1 cm) and Image (tondo): 11 7/16 x 11 7/16 inches (29 x 29 cm)

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "John M. DELATRE"; on back, lower right, written upside down: "6064 | 3/- | [crossed out illegible inscriptions]"

Lettered in black ink, along lower left border of tondo image: "Angelica Kauffman pinxit."; along lower right border of tondo image: "J. M. Delattre sculpsit."; lower center: "THE DEATH OF MARK ANTHONY. | La Mort de Marc. Antoine. | London Published Jany 15, 1805, by A. Molteno, No. 29 Pall Mall, Printseller to her R. H. the Duchess of York."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ancient | armor | bed (furniture) | chalice | chiton | Classical | costume | curtains | death | death of Mark Antony: he dies after having stabbed himself; Cleopatra grieves at his bedside | drapery | feathers | gold | helmet | historical subject | interior | love | man | nobility | relief | Roman | sandals | servant | stola | suicide | togas | tondo | tunics | women
Associated People:
Cleopatra VII Philopator (late 69 BC–30 BC), last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt
Shakespeare, William (1564–1616), playwright and poet
Marcus Antonius (83 BC–30 BC), Roman politician and general
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.

If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.