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Creator:
Print made by Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810, Italian
after Sir Robert Kerr Porter, 1777–1842, British
Published by Luigi Schiavonetti, 1765–1810, Italian
Published by Anthony Cardon, 1772–1813, Flemish
Title:
The Body of Tippoo Sultan Recognised by his Family
Date:
1801
Medium:
Stipple engraving and etching with hand coloring in watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper mounted on moderately thick, slightly textured cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 1/8 × 25 5/8 inches (56.2 × 65.1 cm) and Mount: 25 3/4 × 30 3/4 inches (65.4 × 78.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, upper right: "2i 217 | 4Bl"; lower left: "1507"; lower right: "1507"

Lettered below image: "Painted by R.K.Porter | London, Published Octr. 15th 1801 by Messrs. Schiavonetti No.12 Michaels Place Brompton, and by Anthy Cardon No.31 Clipstone Street Fitzroy Square | Engraved by L.Schiavonetti,VA"; lower left: "The Body of Tippoo Sultaun recognised by his Family"; lower right: "Le Corps du Sultan Tippoo reconnu par sa Famille"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2016.25.5
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
bed | body | historical subject | swords
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:73499
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