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Bacchus and a Satyr

mid 17th century
In the manner of Simone Cantarini (Italian (active in Pesaro and Bologna), 1612–1648)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch; Bellini (Cantarini) 44 (rejected)

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.7 x 14.4 cm (4 3/16 x 5 11/16 in.)(trimmed on or just outside of the platemark)

Accession Number

P13909

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

This impression lacks the initials "AG" that appear in the lower right corner of the impression in the British Museum, illustrated in Bellini, p. 161. From the illustration in Bellini, it looks as if the initials in the British Museum impression may possibly be a pen-and-ink addition.

Markings

Verso, left center, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th century)(Lugt 2650); verso, lower right, 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, N.Y.; date acquired: 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund