La Signora Zamperini in the Character of Cecchina

John Finlayson, English, 1730 - 1776
after Nathaniel Hone I, Irish, 1718 - 1784



Mezzotint on laid paper

Sheet: 16 1/4 × 12 1/8 in. (41.2 × 30.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Place Made: Ireland, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Printed, lower left: N. Hone pinx.t; center: Publish'd Feb.y 1st 1769 / La Signora ZAMPERINI in the Character of CECCHINA, / La Buona Figliuola, Act 2, Scene 3. / Sold by Mr. Parker, No. 82 Cornhill, & Mr. Finlayson in Berwick Street, Soho.; lower right: J. Finlayson fec.t

Exhibition History

The Artful Disposition of Shades: The Great Age of English Mezzotints, Owen Robertson Cheatham and Friends Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 19 through March 14, 2010.

Publication History

T.Barton Thurber, The Artful Disposition of Shades: The Great Age of English Mezzotints, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, Capital Offset Company Inc., 2010, checklist p. 20.


R.E. Lewis, Inc., San Rafael, California; sold to present collection, 1961.

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