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The Muse

A work made of etching with aquatint, on ivory laid paper.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of etching with aquatint, on ivory laid paper.

Date:

1766

Artist:

Angelica Kauffmann
Swiss, 1741-1807

About this artwork

One of the most gifted woman artists of the 18th century, Kauffmann studied in Italy but had settled in London by 1766, where she was one of two female founding members of the Royal Academy in 1769.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Angelica Kauffmann

Title

The Muse

Place

Switzerland (Artist's nationality)

Date

1766

Medium

Etching with aquatint, on ivory laid paper

Dimensions

195 × 155 mm (image); 215 × 165 mm (plate); 235 × 185 mm (sheet)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Sondra Ward Eisenberg in honor of the Docent Program of The Art Institute of Chicago

Reference Number

1991.129

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