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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:
1782
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches (11.4 x 14 cm), Plate: 3 5/8 x 4 1/2 inches (9.2 x 11.4 cm), and Image: 3 1/4 x 3 7/8 inches (8.3 x 9.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in red chalk lower left: "Alma[...] 26th of May"; inscribed on back in graphite lower center: "Venus attended by Love & Music | 1601"

Lettered lower center: "G.B.Cipriani inv. FOR THE BENEFIT OF MR.GIARDINI F.Bartolozzi Sculp."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.713
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:52099
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