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Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, after a self portrait

  • Object:

    Printing plate

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (printed)

  • Date:

    late 19th century-1917 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bartolozzi, Francesco (R.A.), born 1727 - died 1815 (artist)
    da Vinci, Leonardo, born 1452 - died 1519 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Copper and stipple

  • Museum number:

    E.2128-1917

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case EDUC, shelf 9, box I

Physical description

Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci

Place of Origin

Europe (printed)

Date

late 19th century-1917 (printed)

Artist/maker

Bartolozzi, Francesco (R.A.), born 1727 - died 1815 (artist)
da Vinci, Leonardo, born 1452 - died 1519 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Copper and stipple

Marks and inscriptions

LEONARDO- / VINCI
Lower centre (reversed)

From the Original Drawing by Leonardo da Vinci.
Lower right (reversed)

Engraved by F. Bartolozzi R.A. HIstorical Engraver to his Majesty.
Lower left (reversed)

IN HIS MAJESTYS COLLECTION
Lower centre (reversed)

Published as the Act directs Sepr 1. 1795 by L. Chamberlaine.
Lower centre (reversed)

Dimensions

Height: 32.7 cm, Width: 24.5 cm, Depth: 1 mm plate thickness approx

Descriptive line

Stipple and line-engraved copper plate. Francesco Bartolozzi after Leonardo da Vinci. Portrait of Leonardo da Vinci, published 1 September 1795.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1916-1918, London: HMSO, 1920.

Materials

Copper

Techniques

Stipple

Subjects depicted

Artists; Men

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Printmaking techniques

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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