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Print - Melpomene/qui préside à la Tragedie/La Statue originale existoit à Rome/au Muséum Pio-Clementino
  • Melpomene/qui préside à la Tragedie/La Statue originale existoit à Rome/au Muséum Pio-Clementino
    del Frate, Domenico, born 1765 - died 1821
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Melpomene/qui préside à la Tragedie/La Statue originale existoit à Rome/au Muséum Pio-Clementino

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    ca.late eighteenth century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    del Frate, Domenico, born 1765 - died 1821 (artist)
    Venzo, Gaetano, born 1770 - died 1843 (engraver)
    Unknown (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving, printed ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Harry R. Beard Collection, given by Isobel Beard

  • Museum number:

    S.2834-2013

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Engraved head and shoulders classical portrait copied from an original statue of 'Melpomene' in the Museum Pio-Clementino, Rome, ca.late eighteenth century.
The image is captioned, "Melpomene qui préside à la Tragedie, La Statue originale existoit à Rome au Muséum Pio-Clementino", Harry Beard Collection.

Physical description

Engraved head and shoulders classical portrait copied from an original statue of 'Melpomene' in the Museum Pio-Clementino, Rome. The image is captioned "Melpomene, qui préside à la Tragedie, La Statue originale existoit à Rome au Muséum Pio-Clementino".

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

ca.late eighteenth century (printed)

Artist/maker

del Frate, Domenico, born 1765 - died 1821 (artist)
Venzo, Gaetano, born 1770 - died 1843 (engraver)
Unknown (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving, printed ink on paper

Dimensions

Height: 16.9 cm print, Width: 11.8 cm print, Height: 25.8 cm mount, Width: 18.1 cm mount

Descriptive line

Engraved head and shoulders classical portrait copied from an original statue of 'Melpomene' in the Museum Pio-Clementino, Rome, ca.late eighteenth century. Harry Beard Collection

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Print-making

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Prints

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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