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Achilles Dragging Hector's Body Around the Walls of Troy

about 1648–50
Pietro Testa (Italian, 1612–1650)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 22; Bellini 37, i/iv; Cropper 121, i/iv; Illustrated Bartsch 22, ii/vi

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.2 x 42.5 cm (10 11/16 x 16 3/4 in.) Platemark: 26.7 x 41.9 cm (10 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

55.34

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Peter A. Wick, Boston (1920-2004); his gift to the MFA January 13, 1955

Credit Line

Gift of Peter A. Wick