Print (Engraving)

  • Title:

    Title page and frontispiece from William Roscoe, The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth, vol. 1 (Philadelphia: Printed at the Lorenzo Press of E. Bronson, 1805).

  • Category:

    Prints and Maps

  • Creator (Role):

    David Edwin (Engraver)

    William Roscoe (Author)

    Lorenzo Press (Printer)

    Raphael

  • Place of Origin:

    Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1805

  • Materials:

    Ink; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Stipple engraved, Line engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1968.0394.113 A, B


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1968.0394.113 A, B

Object Name

Print (Engraving)

Title

Title page and frontispiece from William Roscoe, The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth, vol. 1 (Philadelphia: Printed at the Lorenzo Press of E. Bronson, 1805).

Category

Prints and Maps

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

David Edwin (Engraver)
12//1776-02/22/1841
References: Appleton's Cylcopedia of American Biography; Groce and Wallace, Artists in America, 1564-1860 (1957). Edwin executed hundreds of stipple-engraved portraits of famous persons. See 68.394.1-.217.

William Roscoe (Author)
03/08/1753-06/30/1831

Lorenzo Press (Printer)

Raphael
1483-1520

Place of Origin

Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1805

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Inscription; Lower right beneath image on obverse of .113a; D.Edwin sc.
2. Inscription; Center on obverse of .113b; BY WILLIAM ROSCOE.
3. Inscription; Bottom center on obverse of .113 b; PHILADELPHIA: PRINTED AT THE LORENZO PRESS OF E. BRONSON./ 1805.

Subjects

Portrait; Clergy

Materials

Ink; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Stipple engraved, Line engraved

Dimensions (inches)

12 (H) , 9.5 (W) , 5.83 (Image H) , 3.9 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

30.5 (H) , 24.1 (W) , 5.83 (Image H) , 3.9 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

Measurements taken of .113a obverse. OH at right. OW at top. Print H: 8.25 in. (20.95 cm). Print W: 5.0 in. (12.7 cm). Plate marks not available.

Publisher Summary

Lorenzo Press

Publication Date

1805

Place of Publication

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Watermark

none

Edition Notes

Title page and frontispiece from volume one of William Roscoe, The Life and Pontificate of Leo the Tenth, 4 vols. (Philadelphia: Printed at the Lorenzo Press of E. Bronson, 1805).

Object Description

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