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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 Brandenbourg House Masquerade
Date:
ca. 1797
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 7/8 x 6 3/8 inches (12.4 x 16.2 cm), Plate: 4 1/4 x 6 inches (10.8 x 15.2 cm), and Image: 2 3/8 x 3 1/4 inches (6 x 8.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in graphite lower center: "2165-7 | 2165-7"

Lettered upper center: "BRANDENBOURG HOUSE MASQUERADE. | Monday the 24th of February at Eleven o'Clock."; lower center: "E,F,Burney del. | FBartolozzi Sculpt. | MISCUIT UTILE DULCI | Nobody admitted without Masks, or with Black Dominos. | Each Ticket will admit a Lady and Gentleman coming together."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.735
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Pleasures and Pastimes (Yale Center for British Art, 1990-02-21 - 1990-04-29)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52089
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