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- Series: Tombeaux des princes et des grands capitaines et autres hommes illustres qui ont fleuri dans la Grande Bretagne vers la fin du XVIIe et le commencement du XVIIIe
Allegorical tomb for Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, with figures gathered around a tomb next to a ruined circular temple, on the right women around a circular table; arched composition. c.1741
Etching and engraving
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Height: 645 millimetres (trimmed)
Width: 410 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- From 'Tombeaux des princes et des grands capitaines et autres hommes illustres...', a set of twenty plates; see 1859,0709.686 for comment. The painting does not survive (see Franca Zava Boccazzi, 'Pittoni, l'opera completa', Venice 1979, cat. I.20).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- 1859,0709.637 to 723 are the contents of the dispersed 'volume containing 95 prints' after various artists, deposited by Evans on 21 April 1859. It was registered as a volume of 'prints published by John Boydell', which implies that they are all Boydell reprints of earlier plates.
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