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Cameo Bust of Dante Alighieri

about 1800-1820
Possibly by Raphael Morghen (Italian, 1758–1833)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Halsey; not in Apell (Apell 94, a portrait of Dante, is in a larger format); probably Le Blanc 129

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.3 x 14.9 cm (8 3/8 x 5 7/8 in.) Platemark: 18 x 12.1 cm (7 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

P13560

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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