A Satyr Tamed by Love

mid-17th century
Giovanni Pietro Possenti (Italian, 1618–1659)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 6 (as Monogrammist CpP); Illustrated Bartsch 6 (as Monogrammist CpP)

Dimensions

Sheet: 16 x 22.5 cm (6 5/16 x 8 7/8 in.) Platemark: 15.4 x 22.2 cm (6 1/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1979.165

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Catalogued by Bartsch as the Monogrammist CpP (v. XIX, p. 185, no. 6)

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Friedrich Koch, Mannheim (1771-1832)(Lugt 1020); verso, lower right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Friedrich Koch, Mannheim (1771-1832)(Lugt 1020); Todd Butler, New York; from whom purchased April 18, 1979

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund