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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    S,5.74

  • Description

    Flora and four putti; on the right, Flora seated on a rock, upper body bare, crowned with flowers, holding up flowers in her right hand; on the left, four putti making flower crowns; after Guercino. 1765
    Etching, printed in brown ink

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1765
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 278 millimetres
    • Width: 328 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below image with artists' names: "Guercino inv:", "F. Bartolozzi sculp. in Londra 1765".
  • Curator's comments

    One of a number of prints engraved after drawings by Guercino and other masters in the Royal Collection, chiefly by Bartolozzi. They were re-published in folio by Boydell in the 1790s. This appeared in Boydells' 'Eighty-two prints, engraved by F. Bartolozzi & c. from the original drawings of Guercino, in the collection of his Majesty'. See 2006,U.1067

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  • Bibliography

    • Calabi & De Vesme 1928 2123.II bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition date

    1765-1837

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    S,5.74

Flora and four putti; on the right, Flora seated on a rock, upper body bare, crowned with flowers, holding up flowers in her right hand; on the left, four putti making flower crowns; after Guercino; illustration to 'Eighty-two prints, engraved by F. Bartolozzi & c. from the original drawings of Guercino, in the collection of his Majesty' (London: John and Josiah Boydell).  1765  Etching, printed in brown ink

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Flora and four putti; on the right, Flora seated on a rock, upper body bare, crowned with flowers, holding up flowers in her right hand; on the left, four putti making flower crowns; after Guercino; illustration to 'Eighty-two prints, engraved by F. Bartolozzi & c. from the original drawings of Guercino, in the collection of his Majesty' (London: John and Josiah Boydell). 1765 Etching, printed in brown ink

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