Francesco Bartolozzi after Giovanni Batista Cipriani, 1700's
Francesco Bartolozzi after Giovanni Batista Cipriani, 1700's Francesco Bartolozzi after Giovanni Batista Cipriani, 1700's Francesco Bartolozzi after Giovanni Batista Cipriani, 1700's Francesco Bartolozzi after Giovanni Batista Cipriani, 1700's

Francesco Bartolozzi after Giovanni Batista Cipriani, 1700's

'In the Guise of Virtue'

Original sepia stipple engraving

Product Code: 180107-2
£95.00
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'In the Guise of Virtue'

etched by

Francesco Bartolozzi

drawn by

Giovanni B. Cipriani

Giovanni Batista Cipriani; 1725-1805, Italian, born in Florence, he worked mostly in England and moved to London in 1755 under the guidance of Sir William Chambers and Joseph Wilton, both of whom he met in Rome.

Francesco Bartolozzi, Italian; 1727-181. engraver, etcher, and painter, his father was a goldsmith who taught the use of the burin to his boy. In the Florentine Academy he learnt to work in oil, chalks, and aquarelle.

An original engraving which has retained its colour, bright and unfaded in sanguine ink, with very fine detail and ink stipples, the image measuring approximately 23 cms (9 ins.) in diameter, trimmed to within the platemark as was the practice.

Printed on an early laid paper sheet measuring 24 x 29 cms ( x 11½ ins) with makers watermark.

'G.B. Cipriani. inv ........F. B. Bartolozzi. Sculp'

Unmounted and unframed , the condition of the image and sheet is fair, with handling marks, soiling and toning condusive with age.

Cat 180107-2