The Drawing was made by Mr Edwd Edwards Associate of the Royal Academy & finished in April 1764 under the inspection of Mr Hogarth from whose pencil it received its last finishing touches about six Months before his death. From this Drawing Mr Basire the Engraver began a Print but the death of Mr Hogarth prevented its being finished.”
The princess leaning forward and to the left, resting her elbow on a casket on top of an ornate table, and her chin on her hand, weeping, pressing to her breast the heart of her lover Guiscardo, which his murderers have sent to her in a goblet; after Hogarth; scratched-letter state.
- Printmaker: Dunkarton, Robert, 1746 -, printmaker.
- Title: Sigismunda [graphic] / Hogarth pinxt. ; Dunkarton sculpt.
- Edition: [Scratched, open letter proof].
- Published: London : Published Feb. 1st, 1793 by T.B. Freeman & Co., Strand & sold by Dickenson New Bond Street & Walker Cornhill, [1 February 1793]
Acquired April 2013