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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
Date:
1799
Medium:
Etching and stipple engraving on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/4 x 5 9/16 inches (10.8 x 14.1 cm) and Image: 4 3/16 x 4 13/16 inches (10.7 x 12.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower center: "(2/22) | On Thursday the 7th of May 1801 at Willis's Room King street s. James's square."; in brown ink, on back, lower right: "T 2/22 | (IR31/1941c)"

Lettered in black ink, center, within image, on ruined wall: "Music the fiercest grief can harm, | And fate's severest rage disarm"; lower left, beneath image, under grass: "F. Vieira Portuensis inv."; lower center, beneath image, under grass: "F. Bartolozzi Sculp."; within banner: "FOR THE BENEFIT OF MR. SALPIETRO"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.742
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:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52093
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