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Crouching Venus

about 1509
Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, 1480–1527/34), Possibly after Francesco Francia (Italian, about 1450–after 1526), Possibly after Andrea Mantegna (Italian (Paduan, active in Mantua), about 1431–1506)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV.235.313; Passavant 144

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.7 x 14.5 cm (8 9/16 x 5 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P1147

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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