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Tivoli: in a field below the temple of Vesta, two bulls fight; sheep are disturbed; a shepherd tells his sheepdog to separate the bulls. Engraving by W. Elliott, 1765, after P.P. Roos (Rosa da Tivoli}.

Roos, Philipp Peter, Rosa da Tivoli, Mercurius, 1657-1706.
Date
November 2d 1765
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About this work

Publication/Creation

London (in Cheapside) : Jn.o Boydell, engraver, November 2d 1765.

Physical description

1 print : etching, with engraving ; image 35.1 x 58.3 cm

Lettering

A view of Tivoli. From the original picture painted by Rosa di Tivoli, in the collection of John Hadley, Esq.r, to whom this plate is dedicated by his much obliged and most humble servant J. Boydell. Size of the picture 4f 8i by 7 ft in length. Rosa di Tivoli pinx.t. Will.m Elliott sculp.t

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2922568i

Lettering note

Bears number: No. 11
Bears coat of arms, presumably of John Hadley, in decorative surround

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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