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Creator:
Francesco Bartolozzi RA, 1728–1815, Italian, active in Britain (1764–99)
after Angelica Kauffmann RA, 1741–1807, Swiss, active in Britain (1766–81)
Title:

Zeuxis Composing the Picture of Juno

Date:
1785
Medium:
Stipple engraving
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/8 x 15 7/8in. (33.3 x 40.3cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, lower left: "Angelica Kauffman pinxt."; lettered, lower right: "F. Bartolozzi Sculpt."; lettered, lower center: "ZEUXIS COMPOSING THE PICTURE OF JUNO. | He prevailed on all the finest women of Agrigentum, who where even ambitious of the honour, ---. Of these he chose five for his | models, and molding all the perfections of these beauties into one, he composed the picture of the goddess. | London, Publish'd July 1st,1785 by W. Palmer No.163 Strand.

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19630
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7683
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