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Cupid Carrying Lightning Bolts

about 1666-1672
Gérard Audran (French, 1640–1703), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

From IFF (17th) 113-126; Robert-Dumesnil 106; from Meyer 71; from Le Blanc 164-177

Dimensions

Sheet: 23 x 29.9 cm (9 1/16 x 11 3/4 in.) Platemark: 21.6 x 29.2 cm (8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)(triangular, with two curved sides)

Accession Number

B295

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock