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Thais

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    20/02/1792 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bartolozzi, Francesco (R.A.), born 1727 - died 1815 (engraver)
    Dickinson, William, born 1746 - died 1823 (publisher)
    Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stipple engraving on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.2957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 103

Physical description

Print depicting Thais, who is shown full-length, walking forth, her right arm raised and holding a burning torch in her left hand. In the background are classical buildings.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

20/02/1792 (published)

Artist/maker

Bartolozzi, Francesco (R.A.), born 1727 - died 1815 (engraver)
Dickinson, William, born 1746 - died 1823 (publisher)
Reynolds, Joshua (Sir), born 1723 - died 1792 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Stipple engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds London: Published Feby 20th. 1792 by W: Dickinson, Engraver No.24 Old Bond Street. Engraved by F. Bartolozzi Thais.'
Lettered

Dimensions

Height: 427 mm image, Width: 257 mm image, Height: 435 mm border, Width: 266 mm border, Height: 541 mm platemark, Width: 335 mm platemark, Height: 637 mm sheet, Width: 442 mm sheet

Descriptive line

Thais. Stipple engraving by Francesco Bartolozzi after Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1792.

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

DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum : Printed by G.E. Eyre and W. Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1874.
Manuel de l'Amateur d'Estampes par Ch. Le Blanc. Paris, 1854-6.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Stipple engraving

Subjects depicted

Torch; Buildings; Woman; Fire

Categories

Prints; Myths & Legends

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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