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Alexander the Great Preserving the Works of Homer

early 16th–mid 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century (Italian), Copied after Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, 1480–1527/34), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 207, Copy A; Passavant VI, 23, 117 (copy)

Dimensions

Sheet: 48.5 x 65.7 cm (19 1/8 x 25 7/8 in.) Platemark: 25.6 x 40.2 cm (10 1/16 x 15 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

M12333

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, lower right, just outside the corner of the platemark, the blindstamp of the Calcografia di Roma (Lugt 426e); verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

W.S. Dexter, Boston; his gift to the MFA March 12, 1897

Credit Line

Gift of W. S. Dexter