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Bacchus killing the Monster (from the series The Life of Bacchus, 4th of 12 plates)

Engraved by Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631), After David Vinckboons (Flemish, active in Holland 1576–1633), Published by Frederik de Wit (Dutch, 1629-1706)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 214; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 187 (II/II); Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish)

Accession Number

P7327

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Not signed

Provenance

Reverend John Burleigh James (b. 1811 - d. 1891), Knowbury Park, Shropshire; March 1877, his sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 3219 (set of 12). Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund