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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Giovanni Battista Cipriani RA, 1727–1785, Italian, active in Britain (1755-85)
Title:
Ticket for the Benefit of Mr. Giardini
Date:
1763
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 7/8 x 5 5/8 inches (14.9 x 14.3 cm), Plate: 5 3/8 x 5 1/8 inches (13.7 x 13 cm), and Image: 4 5/8 x 4 5/8 inches (11.7 x 11.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in graphite center: "Apollo crowned by Mercury | 1408-2188 | Mercury presenting a lyre to | Apollo, whom a muse is crowning | C1919 I/III"

Collector's mark: "FG"

Lettered lower center inside image: "BENEFIT OF | MR.GIARDINI"; lower left: "G.B.Cipriani inv."; lower right: "F.Bartolozzi Sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.709
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:52096
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