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The Rural Italian's Ball

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • The Rural Italian's Ball
  • Description

    A couple dancing in a dell on the banks of a river, accompanied by a woman with a tambourine and a man with a pipe under a tree to left, other country people sitting around, a man sleeping with his head in a woman's lap on the right, another couple approaching to join the dance in the left foreground, a view of a church on a hill and other buildings in the background; in a roundel; after Zuccarelli; unfinished state. 1775
    Etching and engraving


  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1775
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 495 millimetres
    • Width: 482 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Scratched in lower left 'Bartolozzi & Vivares fecit 1774'.
  • Curator's comments

    See the related drawing: 1910,0212.41.

  • Bibliography

    • Calabi & De Vesme 1928 2477.II bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Portfolio)

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


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Object reference number: PPA211918

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