Pair of classical subject stipple engravings


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

Sold Ref: NPP109


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.