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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:
1780
Medium:
Etching and line engraving on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/4 x 5 1/8 inches (14.6 x 13 cm) and Image: 4 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches (11.4 x 9.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite lower right: "a"; inscribed in graphite lower center: "2190 | Love Inspiring Sappho to write an ode to Music | 142 [ . . . ] first proof"

Lettered lower center: "Publifh'd as the Act directs Feby. 4th. 1780"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.714
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:52100
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