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A Corinthian Capital and Base

about 1635–50
Master GA of the Caltrop (Italian, active about 1538)


Catalogue Raisonné

Nagler, Monogrammisten, II, no. 2679, 9; Passavant VI, p. 163, no. 28

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.7 x 21.9 cm (12 1/2 x 8 5/8 in.) Platemark: 31.6 x 21.9 cm (12 7/16 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P1444

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, lower right, "BASA IN ROMA SOTTO CAPI / TOLIO"; lower left, the initials "G.P." with a caltrop

Markings

Verso, bottom center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, bottom right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund