Requires Photography

Allegory of Learning

about 1600–05
Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 16; Birke 24, only state; Illustrated Bartsch 24, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.2 x 18.4 cm (6 x 7 1/4 in.)(trimmed inside the platemark, and lacking the blank lower margin)

Accession Number

P14534

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Repairs to side and corners; stained; several holes

Markings

Verso, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund