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Antony and Cleopatra

1647
Giacinto Gimignani (Italian, 1606–1681)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 23, ii/ii; Illustrated Bartsch 23, iv/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 35.9 x 32.7 cm (14 1/8 x 12 7/8 in.) Platemark: 29.2 x 25.9 cm (11 1/2 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

M9782

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Medium thickness Italian laid paper; WM “REV./CAMERA/APOSTO/LICA” in a large cartouche

Markings

Verso, top center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Robelot (?), Bordeaux (first half of 19th cent.)(Lugt 2141); verso, bottom right, in pen and black ink, the initials "M.I.R." (not in Lugt); verso, bottom right, stamped in purplish-black ink, the mark of Juan Jorge (John J.) Peoli, New York, Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Robelot (?), Bordeaux (first half of 19th cent.)(Lugt 2141); unidentified collector (initials "M.I.R.")(not in Lugt); Juan Jorge (John J.) Peoli, New York, Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); his sale, New York, American Art Association, May 10-11, 1894, Lot 1295; bought there by the MFA

Credit Line

Musuem purchase