Kauffmann. (Angelica)Nasceo em Coira, e morreo em Roma, em 1807.
Stipple, part printed on J. Whatman watermarked paper; platemark 205 x 140mm (8 x 5½").
Angelica Kauffma (1741-1807), history painter, was born in Chur, Switzerland, and died in Rome. Kauffman lived in England from 1766 to 1781 and was one of two women (the other being Mary Moser) amongst the thirty-six founding members of the Royal Academy of Arts. Kauffman was very involved with the printmaking trade and collaborated with printmakers, resulting in a great number of prints were made from her designs, usually in the new 'stipple' process (also used for this portrait). Produced for a Portuguese series of engravings of prominent personages from history (the series included various Portuguese monarchs).
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