Giovanni Antonio SASSO


Giacomo Cook [Captain James Cook] c.1815
Collection Title: Serie di Vite e Ritratti de Famosi Personaggi degli ultimi tempi. Milan: 1815-1819
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper; watercolour engraving and etching, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; hand-coloured in watercolour Support: thin smooth cream wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: undesignated impression as issued
Edition: print run unknown

Primary Insc: no inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper left above plate-mark in pen and brown ink, '100'.
Dimensions: printed image 17.7 h x 12.3 w cm plate-mark 21.6 h x 15.8 w cm sheet 29.1 h x 20.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.854
Subject: Portait: male, James Cook
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Sebra Prints, Melbourne, 2014.