A Large Basin with a Battle of the Sea Gods and the Arms of Joannes Vitello

1617–19
Philippe Thomassin (Italian (born in France), 1562–1622), Designed by Bernardino Passeri (Italian, 1540–1596)


Catalogue Raisonné

Nagler 66

Dimensions

Sheet: 57.4 x 58.7 cm (22 5/8 x 23 1/8 in.)(trimmed slightly within the platemark at the top and right) Platemark (diameter): 57.3 cm (22 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.1001

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Thomassin (engraver), Passeri (designer)'s names in center ring; also Vitello's name

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Hill-Stone, Inc., New York: from whom purchased December 13, 2000

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard