Edward Francis Burney

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Edward Francis Burney
1760-1848
Allegorical Figure of Erichtho Recording Historical Events
Pen and black ink, over graphite, on paper.
4 5/16 x 3 5/8 inches (110 x 92 mm)
Gift of Mr. Charles Ryskamp.
1984.8

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Inscribed at lower edge in graphite, "From.W.Lock Esq; Sewards Anecdotes".

Provenance: 
Charles Ryskamp, Princeton, NJ.
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Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twenty-First Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984-1986. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1989, p. 325.

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Watermark: none.
Copy after W. Sharp's engraving of an illustration by Johann Heinrich Füssli in William Seward's "Anecdotes of Some Distinguished Persons", London, 1795-96.

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Ryskamp, Charles, former owner.

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