Requires Photography

Angelica and Medor

Bacchus and Ariadne

1520s
Agostino Veneziano (Italian, about 1490–after 1536), After Giulio Romano (Italian, 1499?–1546)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV.360.485; Passavant 51

Dimensions

Sheet: 26 x 19.5 cm (10 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P1270

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Bartsch titles this print “Angelica and Medor”; Passavant says it is “Bacchus and Ariadne,” after a composition of Giulio Romano for Cardinal Bibbiena.

Markings

Verso, bottom left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, 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