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Damon and Delia

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1868,0808.2868

  • Title (object)

    • Damon and Delia
  • Description

    To right, a young man seated on a rock, playing the lyre; to left, a young woman also seated, upper body bare, about to put a laurel crown over his head; in a landscape; in an oval; after A Kauffman; mounted on a separate sheet. 1780
    Etching with stipple

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1780
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 260 millimetres (cut, plate)
    • Width: 193 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with production detail: "Angelica Kauffman pinxit. / F. Bartolozzi Sculpsit", title, four-line of English text beginning: "Her partial Taste, [...]", and "Uncertainly Ecl: I. to Mr. Pope: / Dodsley's Colln. Vol. II.", publication line: "Publish'd Octr,, 10th. 1780 by Frans,, Vivares Great Newport Street London.", at bottom of image: "F. Vivares excudit 1780." Verso: inscribed in pencil: "2/".
  • Bibliography

    • Calabi & De Vesme 1928 1375.III bibliographic details
    • Alexander 1992 98 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1868

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1868,0808.2868

To right, a young man seated on a rock, playing the lyre; to left, a young woman also seated, upper body bare, about to put a laurel crown over his head; in a landscape; in an oval; after A Kauffman; mounted on a separate sheet.  1780  Etching with stipple

Recto

To right, a young man seated on a rock, playing the lyre; to left, a young woman also seated, upper body bare, about to put a laurel crown over his head; in a landscape; in an oval; after A Kauffman; mounted on a separate sheet. 1780 Etching with stipple

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