Title Page, from The Tragedies of Aeschylus

Tommaso Piroli, Italian, 1752 - 1824, after John Flaxman, English, 1755 - 1826

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1795; published about 1801

Engraving on laid paper

First edition

Sheet: 18 5/16 × 10 15/16 in. (46.5 × 27.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

PR.996.27.1

Publisher

Jane Matthews, London

Geography/Culture

Europe, Italy

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

COMPOSITIONS / FROM THE / TRAGEDIES OF AESCHYLUS / DESIGNED BY IOHN FLAXMAN / ENGRAVED BY THOMAS PIROLI / THE ORIGINAL DRAWINGS IN THE POSSESSION OF THE COUNTESS DOWAGER SPENCER / London Published for I. Flaxman Jun.r Janu 12 1795, by J. Matthews, No. 441 Strand Watermark: RUSSELL & CO. 1801

Provenance

Frances Bunsen; Edward T. Pollack (art dealer), Boston; sold to present collection, 1996.

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