Collection online

Maria Cosway

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1940,1109.13

  • Title (object)

    • Maria Cosway
  • Description

    Full-length portrait, seated on ground, body facing three-quarter to right, head turned front, looking towards the viewer, hands clasped in lap, hat with large feather and ribbon decorations; book and tree trunk to right; after R Cosway; state with title in open letters, production details in scratched letters. 1785
    Stipple with etching, printed in brown ink

    More 

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1785
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 230 millimetres (cropped)
    • Width: 139 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with artists' names and title, and publication in scratched letters: "R. Cosway R. A. Delint. / F. Bartolozzi Sculpt. / Maria Cosway / Publishd as the Act directs 29, Jant. 1783. by G. Bartolozzi & to bi [sic] had at Mr: Torres Hay Market 28."
  • Bibliography

    • Calabi & De Vesme 1928 1061 bibliographic details
    • Daniell 1890 34 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1940

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1940,1109.13

Full-length portrait, seated on ground, body facing three-quarter to right, head turned front, looking towards the viewer, hands clasped in lap, hat with large feather and ribbon decorations; book and tree trunk to right; after R Cosway; state with title in open letters, production details in scratched letters.  1785  Stipple with etching, printed in brown ink

Recto

Full-length portrait, seated on ground, body facing three-quarter to right, head turned front, looking towards the viewer, hands clasped in lap, hat with large feather and ribbon decorations; book and tree trunk to right; after R Cosway; state with title in open letters, production details in scratched letters. 1785 Stipple with etching, printed in brown ink

Image description

Recommend


Feedback

If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: collectiondatabase@britishmuseum.org 

View open data for this object with SPARQL endpoint

Object reference number: PPA246571

British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.

View this object

Support the Museum:
donate online

The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.

About the database

The British Museum collection database is a work in progress. New records, updates and images are added every week.

More about the database 

Supporters

Work on this database is supported by a range of sponsors, donors and volunteers.

More about supporters and how you
can help  

Loading...