Bartolozzi and His Works: A Biographical and Descriptive Account of the Life and Career of Francesco Bartolozzi, R.A. (illustrated) ; with Some Observations on the Present Demand for and Value of His Prints; the Way to Detect Modern Impressions from Worn-out Plates and to Recognise Falsely-tinted Impressions; Deceptions Attempted with Prints; Print Collecting, Judging, Handling, &c.; Together with a List of Upwards of 2,000 - the Most Extensive Record Yet Compiled - of the Great Engraver's Works, Volume 1
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Allegorical Subject amongst Angelica Kauffman artists Ball Bartolozzi's prints Boydell brown caput Caracci catalogue chalk CHAPTER CHAPTER Child choice proof Christie Cipriani Clytie collection collectors colours Companion copper copperplate Cosway Countess Cupid and Psyche Dalton Death Delattre Design diploma ditto dots Duchess Duchess of Devonshire Duke Earl engraved by Bartolozzi engraver's etching and proof extra rare figures finished Four Francesco Bartolozzi Frontispiece George Graves Guercino guineas Henry Hogarth impressions India paper Italian John Jupiter Lady Lady Jane Grey Landscape Library line engraving Lisbon London Lord Love Madonna Marlborough Gems medallion Messrs Music Nymphs original drawing oval painted painter Pall Mall portrait printsellers private plate proof before letters proof etching proofs and etchings proofs and letters published purchased Queen Royal Academy Ryland scarce shillings Sir Joshua Reynolds sold by auction Sotheby stipple stipple engraving Street Three Ticket variations Venus
Page 38 - WILLIAM THE THIRD, by the Grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc.
Page 67 - An Alphabetical Catalogue of Plates engraved by the most esteemed artists After the Finest Pictures and Drawings of the Italian, Flemish, German, French, English, and other schools, which compose the stock of John and Josiah Boydell, Engravers and Printsellers, No. 90, Cheapside, and at the Shakspeare Gallery, Pall Mall; preceded by An Account of Various Works, Sets of Prints, Galleries, &c.
Page 46 - Chatham rose, and began by lamenting " that his bodily infirmities had so long and at so important a crisis prevented his attendance on the duties of parliament. He declared that he had made an effort almost beyond the powers of his constitution to come down to the house on this day, perhaps the last time he should ever be able to enter its walls, to express the indignation he felt at the idea which he understood was gone forth of yielding up the sovereignty of America.
Page 39 - ... relation to the Fine Arts. 1863. WHEN the Royal Academy was established by his Majesty King George III in 1768, the purpose of its establishment and the constitution of its government were set forth as follows : — ' We have thought fit to establish in this our City of London a Society for the purposes of painting, sculpture, and architecture, under the name and title of The Royal Academy of Arts, and under our own immediate patronage and protection: and we have resolved to entrust the sole...
Page 46 - He began by lamenting that his bodily infirmities had so long, and especially at so important a crisis, prevented his attendance on the duties of Parliament. He declared that he had made an effort almost beyond the powers of his constitution to come down to the House on this day (perhaps the last time he should ever be able to enter its walls) to express the indignation he felt at an idea which he understood was gone forth, of yielding up the sovereignty of America!
Page 60 - I remember the delightful evenings which for years were frequent under c 2 20 EARL OF PEMBROKE. my paternal roof, when they, with Bartolozzi and Cipriani, formed a little friendly party, and amused themselves with drawing, music, and conversation, until long after midnight. Cipriani used to make sketches of heads, and groups of figures, to which Bartolozzi would, with red, black, and white chalks, add the effect. One of these, a head of a Bacchante, I now have before me, which, though the work of...
Page 16 - I am invited, and shall be introduced to the Prime Minister. I am most perfectly contented, and hope to God I shall be able to show by my exertions, old as I am, my gratitude for the celebrity with which all my friends are pleased to distinguish me.