Allegory of Painting

about 1637–38
Pietro Testa (Italian, 1612–1650)


Catalogue Raisonné

B. 29; Bellini 15ii/iii; TIB 45 (Commentary) 157.029 ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.3 x 32.7 cm (11 1/8 x 12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1248

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Provenance

Between the 1950s and 1980s, acquired by Samuel Josefowitz (Lausanne, Switzerland and Whitchurch, England); March 19, 2004, sold by Josefowitz to Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo (Naples, FL); 2010, gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo