Telemachus at the Court of Sparta

Thomas Burke, Irish, 1749 - 1815
after Angelica Kauffman, Swiss, 1741 - 1807



Mezzotint and etching on paper

Plate: 18 1/2 × 24 1/2 in. (47 × 62.2 cm)

Sheet: 19 × 24 7/8 in. (48.3 × 63.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Adrian W. B. Randolph, in honor of Angela Rosenthal, Associate Professor of Art History, Dartmouth College, 1997-2010



William Wynne Ryland


Place Made: Ireland, Europe



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Not on view


Inscribed, in image, lower center: W. W. Ryland Excudit; inscribed, below image, left: No. [o superscript] 6 angelica Kauffman Pinxt. [t superscript]; inscribed, below image, center: Published Septr. [r superscript] 15th. [th superscript] 1773 by TELEMACHUS at the COURT of SPARTA discover'd by his Grief on the mention of his Fathers [sic] Sufferings. W. W. Ryland Engraver to his Majesty London; inscribed, below image, right: Thos. [s superscript] Burke Fecit.

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