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Description

Engraving w/ hand-painted water color. Under image: "The Ball at the Mansion House. April XVII.MDCCLXXV/ The Right Hon. John Wilkes, Lord Mayor" Figure of a woman in classical dress. She is represented as mythological goddess holding symbol of medicine, and is surrounded by five putti.

Details

Maker
Bartolozzi, F. (Maker)
Possibly Cipriani, Giovanni Battista, 1727-1785 (Maker)
Date
1775
Material
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Classical
Classical Figure
engravings (prints)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Mythology
mythology (literary genre)
paper (fiber product)
PICTURE, ALLEGORY
Putti
putti (motifs)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
12 x 14.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1944.45
Credit Line
Gift of William Sumner Appleton
GUSN
17285

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