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: 15.4 x 18.3 cm (6 1/16 x 7 3/16 in.)(trimmed inside the platemark and lacking the blank lower margin)

Accession Number

53.478

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Bottom center, the blindstamp of Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil, Paris (1778-1864)(Lugt 2200); verso, upper center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil, Paris (1778-1864)(Lugt 2200); Craddock & Barnard, London; from whom purchased May 14, 1953

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund