Alexander the Great Preserving the Works of Homer

about 1510–30
Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, 1480–1527/34), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 207; Passavant VI, 23, 117

Dimensions

Platemark: 26.2 x 40.4 cm (10 5/16 x 15 7/8 in.) Sheet: 27.2 x 41.5 cm (10 11/16 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P1225

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund