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Cupid Breaking His Arrows

1640s–1650s
Giovanni Battista Mola (Italian, 1616–1661)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 5; Illustrated Bartsch 5

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.8 x 9.5 cm (4 5/8 x 3 3/4 in.)(trimmed to or within platemark)

Accession Number

P13881

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in black ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund