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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1951,0714.192

  • Description

    Scene outside a cottage with a young couple dancing while another plays a pipe, and a woman with a tambourine sits on the ground; at the left a man with a jug of wine sits at a table Etching and engraving

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1770-1800
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 325 millimetres
    • Width: 406 millimetres (trimmed)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered with three lines of verse taken from Horace, beginning 'Laetus in praesens animus, quod ultra est ...'. At left 'Fran.o Magiotto pinx.' at right 'Fran.o Pedro sculp. apud Nic. Cavalli Venetiis'
  • Curator's comments

    One of a series of unnumbered plates with texts from Roman authors, of which six are in the BM (1951,0714.189 to 194). This may constitute a complete set.

  • Location

    Not on display (Italian Masters Portfolio)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1951

  • Acquisition notes

    The group 1951,0714.74 to 323 was acquired with the support of Count Seilern. See Popham's letter and Seilern's reply in the Letter Book for 1951.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1951,0714.192

Scene outside a cottage with a young couple dancing while another plays a pipe, and a woman with a tambourine sits on the ground; at the left a man with a jug of wine sits at a table Etching and engraving

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Scene outside a cottage with a young couple dancing while another plays a pipe, and a woman with a tambourine sits on the ground; at the left a man with a jug of wine sits at a table Etching and engraving

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