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Cupid Whipping a Satyr

late 17th century
Attributed to Lorenzo Nelli (Italian, died in 1708), Formerly attributed to Jusepe de Ribera (Spanish (active in Italy), 1591–1652)


Catalogue Raisonné

Nagler, Monogrammisten, IV, 436, no. 1365 (as Lorenzo Nelli); Bartsch 12 (as Ribera)

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.6 x 20.8 cm (6 9/16 x 8 3/16 in.)(trimmed on or within platemark at top and sides; c. 2 mm margin at bottom)

Accession Number

B2818

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Repair in left margin

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 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock