Francesco Bartolozzi - Margaret Bacon, Lady Butts, 1812

Francesco Bartolozzi (Florence, 1727 - 1815, Lisbon)

Margaret Bacon, Lady Butts, 1812

Engraving, 17.3 x 12.1 cm (6 13/16 x 4 3/4 in.)


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  • Francesco Bartolozzi (Florence, 1727 - 1815, Lisbon) - primary
  • Hans Holbein The Younger (Augsburg, 1497 or 1498 - 1543, London) - after
  • John Chamberlaine (about 1746 - 1812, London) - publisher
  • Samuel Freeman (London, 1773 - 1857, London) - engraver
  • Lady Margaret Bacon Butts (Cambridgeshire, about 1485 - 1545, London) - subject


Gift from the American art historian Bernard Berenson (1865-1959) to Isabella Stewart Gardner, after 22 January 1899.


Engraved in ink (upper left): The Lady Buts (sic)
Engraved in ink (lower left): Holbein
Engraved in ink (lower right): Freeman
Engraved in ink (lower center, below image): IN HIS MAJESTY'S COLLECTION
Engraved in ink (lower center, below text): London Published by J. Chamberlaine Jany. 1 1812


Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 174.

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