Telemachus at the Court of Sparta

William Wynne Ryland, English, 1732 - 1783, after Angelica Kauffman, Swiss, 1741 - 1807

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1778

Red stipple engraving on laid paper

Overall: 12 1/8 × 15 5/8 in. (30.8 × 39.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Virginia and Preston T. Kelsey 1958 Fund, the Robert J. Strasenburgh, II 1942 Fund and through gifts from the Muchnic Foundation in honor of Angela Rosenthal, Associate Professor of Art History, Dartmouth College, 1997-2010

2012.7.2

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Nazi-Era Provenance Research

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, lower left: Angelica Kauffman ex acada.. [a superscript] Regali Art in [superscript] Londini Pinxt.. [t superscript]; inscribed, lower right: Gulis.. [s superscript] Wynne Ryland Chaloogs.. [s superscript] Regis Britana.. [a superscript] Sculpt.. [t superscript]; inscribed, bottom left: Published Dec. 7, 1778 for the proprietor No. [o superscript] 159 Strand; inscribed, bottom right: se vend a Londres chez les freres Torri Merchands d'Estam

Provenance

Central Picture Gallery, New York; Leo Steinberg (1920-2011), New York; Christie's, New York, Sale 2657, lot 220, January 26, 2012; sold to present collection, 2012.

Catalogue Raisonne

Nagler 38; LeBl 43

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