Pair of classical subject stipple engravings

GIOVANNI BATTISTA CIPRIANI (1727 - 1785)

Psyche going to Bathe
Psyche going to Dress

Pair of stipple engravings printed in colours
by Cecile Marechal and Henri from drawings
by I.G.Cipriani
London, Published circa 1785 by Tessari & Co,
Pall Mall
13 x 10¼ in / 33 x 26 cm

£885 the pair Ref: NPP109

Detail

Italian draughtsman and painter who produced a few etchings. Born in Florence, Cipriani came to England in 1755 and, as well as being a Founder Member of the Royal Academy, formed a successful partnership with fellow Italian Francesco Bartolozzi, drawing mythological subjects which Bartolozzi and his studio engraved as decorative prints.