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The death of Orpheus

The death of Orpheus
1787
plate 35 from A collection of prints, after the sketches and drawings of the late celebrated Giovanni Battista Cipriani series (1787-89), published 1789

Medium
etching and aquatint printed in sepia ink
Measurements
21.5 × 26.5 cm (image) 23.0 × 30.2 cm (sheet, trimmed within platemark)
Place/s of Execution
London, England
Catalogue/s Raisonné
Wessely 484
Printing/Publishing
published by John and Josiah Boydell, London
Inscription
printed in ink l.l.: G. B. Cipriani Inv.t
printed in ink l.c.: 35. / Publiſhed Sep.r 2.d 1787. by John & Joſiah Boydell. N.o 90, Cheapſide London.
printed in ink l.r.: R.d Earlom. Sculpſit.
Accession Number
1278.1197-3
Departments
International Prints / International Prints and Drawings
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1923
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Gallery location
Not on display