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A Satyr Seated Beside a Statue of Priapus

about 1645
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Italian, 1609–1665)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 17; Illustrated Bartsch 17, ii/iii or iii/iii (the description of these states in Illustrated Bartsch is unclear)

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.5 x 22.3 cm (4 15/16 x 8 3/4 in.) Platemark: 11.7 x 21.4 cm (4 5/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

B859

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock