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Composition

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1868,0808.2937

  • Title (object)

    • Composition
  • Description

    Allegory; a classical female figure, on the right in front of fluted pillars, with a pot of brushes beside her, drawing a figure of a Athena on a large oval board held up by a cupid, while another stands behind her, advising her; after Cipriani; roundel. 1786
    Stipple and etching printed in red ink

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1784
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 264 millimetres
    • Width: 228 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image with the title and 'From the Original Drawing by J.B. Cipriani in the possession of W. Palmer / G. B. Cipriani inven.t / Rob,,t Sam,,l Marcuard sculp.t / Publish'd Feb.y 3rd: 1786 by W. Palmer No. 163 Strand'
  • Curator's comments

    See 1868,0808.2938, a companion print.

  • Location

    Not on display (British XVIIIc Unmounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1868

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1868,0808.2937

Allegory; a classical female figure, on the right in front of fluted pillars, with a pot of brushes beside her, drawing a figure of a Athena on a large oval board held up by a cupid, while another stands behind her, advising her; after Cipriani; roundel.  1786  Stipple and etching printed in red ink

Recto

Allegory; a classical female figure, on the right in front of fluted pillars, with a pot of brushes beside her, drawing a figure of a Athena on a large oval board held up by a cupid, while another stands behind her, advising her; after Cipriani; roundel. 1786 Stipple and etching printed in red ink

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