Portrait of Francesco Bartolozzi RA.
Stipple engraving. 153 mm x 103 mm. © Photo: Royal Academy of Arts, London.
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After Giovanni Vendramini (1769 - 1839)
RA Collection: Art
153 mm x 103 mm
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