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Abraham Kneeling before the Three Angels

about 1735-1750
Pietro Antonio Rotari (Italian, 1707–1762), After Antonio Balestra (Italian, 1666–1740)


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 1

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.7 x 20.9 cm (6 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

B3237

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom center, the blindstamp of Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil, Paris (1778-1864)(Lugt 2200); verso, upper center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris (1831-1901)(Lugt 670), 1858; 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

Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil, Paris (1778-1864)(Lugt 2200); Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris (1831-1901)(Lugt 670); William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock