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Francesco Bartolozzi; William Byrne; after John Webber 1725-1815;
The Death of Captain Cook
London: John Webber, 1785. Etching and drypoint . De Vesme, no. 540. Beddie, 2603; Joppien & Smith, 3.305A; Nan Kivell, p. 80. A later impression, likely early 19th Century. 425 x 480 image size not including the text beneath the image. 480 x 620 mm. sheet size. Water stained upper and lower left. Marginal tears. Tear to last palm tree middle left but image present. Small losses to upper right corner. Signed in printed text below image lower left 'Drawn by J. Webber', lower centre 'The Figures Engraved by F.Bartolozzi, R.A. Engraver to His Majesty' and lower right 'The Landscape by W.Byrne'; Publisher and date inscription cut and not present.Artist: Figures engraved by Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence 1728-1815 Lisbon)Artist: Landscape engraved by William Byrne (British, 1743-1805)Artist: After John Webber (British, 1751-1793 London)Publisher: Published by William Byrne (British, 1743-1805) , LondonPublisher: Published by John Webber (British, 1751-1793 London) , London [Attributes: Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Wittenborn Art Books [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
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