Telemachus at the Court of Sparta

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



Mezzotint and etching, hand-colored, mounted onto secondary wove paper support

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

Sheet: 21 1/2 × 27 1/2 in. (54.6 × 69.9 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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Research Area


Not on view


Partial inscription of original plate affixed to back of paper: inscribed, top center: W. W. Ryland Excudit; inscribed, left: No. [o superscript] 6 Angelica Kauffman Pinxt. [t superscript]; center: TELEMACHUS at the COURT of SPARTA discover'd by his Grief on the mention of his Fathers [sic] Sufferings.

Course History

ARTH 48, Rococo to Neoclassicism, Kristin O'Rourke, Fall 2014

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