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Penelope awakened by Euryclea ...

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1873,0809.268

  • Title (object)

    • Penelope awakened by Euryclea ...
  • Description

    Interior with statue of Minerva in a niche to left, Penelope sleeping on a couch to right, being awakened by Euryyclea, an old lady holding a fold of her velvet-trimmed robes in right hand, bending forward and touching Penelope on the shoulder; after Kauffman. 1773
    Mezzotint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1773
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 445 millimetres
    • Width: 535 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title, continuing "with the News of Ulysses's return, and the Death of the Suitors", and "Angelica Kauffman, Pinxt. / Thos. Burke Fecit / W.W. Ryland, Excudit / Publish'd as the Act directs Feby. 15th. 1773, by W.W. Ryland, Engraver to His Majesty London".
  • Bibliography

    • Alexander 1992 9 bibliographic details
    • Chaloner Smith 1883 undescribed bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Imp)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1873

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1873,0809.268

Interior with statue of Minerva in a niche to left, Penelope sleeping on a couch to right, being awakened by Euryyclea, an old lady holding a fold of her velvet-trimmed robes in right hand, bending forward and touching Penelope on the shoulder; after Kauffman.  1773  Mezzotint

Recto

Interior with statue of Minerva in a niche to left, Penelope sleeping on a couch to right, being awakened by Euryyclea, an old lady holding a fold of her velvet-trimmed robes in right hand, bending forward and touching Penelope on the shoulder; after Kauffman. 1773 Mezzotint

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