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A Putto Presenting Grain to Ceres

mid 16th century
Manner of Giulio di Antonio Bonasone (Italian, active 1539–1574)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (prints by unknown engravers in the style of Bonasone) 2

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.7 x 15.5 cm (5 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

64.2229

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; by inheritance to his niece, Lydia Evans Tunnard (Mrs. Christopher Tunnard, b. 1913 - d. 1980), New Haven, CT; 1964, year-end gift of Mrs. Christopher Tunnard to the MFA. (Accession date: January 13, 1965)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard in memory of W. G. Russell Allen