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Cipriani portrait engraving Earlom Rigaud 1789

Giovan Battista Cipriani, Esq. RA

$320.00

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Antique print relating to Australia
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Giovanni Battista Cipriani came to England in 1755. He made many drawings which were translated into stipple engravings esp by Bartolozzi. He also contributed images which were engraved in 'An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavor. Drawn up from the journals which were kept by the several commanders, and from the papers of Joseph Banks, Esq; by John Hawkesworth, LL.D. Scattered foxing outside platemark.
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artist Richard Earlom (1743-1822) after John Francis Rigaud (1742-1810)
method Stipple engraving
date 1789
size 215mm by 175mm (platemark)
SKU AU6432