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Print - H Beard Print Collection
  • H Beard Print Collection
    Ferretti, Giovanni Domenico, born 1692 - died 1768
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H Beard Print Collection

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ferretti, Giovanni Domenico, born 1692 - died 1768 (painter)
    Bartolozzi, Francesco (R.A.), born 1727 - died 1815 (etcher)
    Wagner, Joseph, born 1706 - died 1780 (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    etching, ink on paper

  • Museum number:

    S.3781-2009

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Print from a painting by Giovanni Domenico Ferretti depicting an injured Harlequin with sword, rifle and pistol using crutches as he has lost his left leg below the knee. Columbine assists him in his return. The print is the third in a series of four entitled 'Le 4 arlecchinate', or Harlequinades and was published in Venice by Joseph Wagner.

Physical description

Etched print from a painting by Giovanni Domenico Ferretti depicting an injured Harlequin.

Place of Origin

Italy (published)

Date

ca. 1760 (published)

Artist/maker

Ferretti, Giovanni Domenico, born 1692 - died 1768 (painter)
Bartolozzi, Francesco (R.A.), born 1727 - died 1815 (etcher)
Wagner, Joseph, born 1706 - died 1780 (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

etching, ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Andò per bastonar fu: bastonato: / E all'altrui carità si raccimanda. / Se non vi move un povero storpiato, / Vi mova chi per lui pietà domanda.'
Etched on front of print.

Dimensions

Height: 50.1 cm Print size, Width: 34 cm Print size

Descriptive line

Print from a painting by Giovanni Domenico Ferretti. Published in Venice by Joseph Wagner, ca. 1760, Harry Beard Collection.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Print-making; Etching (corroding)

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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