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Cupid with an Orb and Scepter

1785
Possibly by Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), Published by William Dickinson (English, 1746–1823)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in De Vesme/Calabi

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.7 x 8.4 cm (4 5/8 x 3 5/16 in.)(trimmed on or within the platemark)

Accession Number

P10791

Medium or Technique

Stipple engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, below the image, "Engravd by F. Bartolozzi" and at the bottom, "London. Publish'd May 25; 1785 by W. Dickinson Engraver & Printseller No 158 Bond Street."

Markings

Verso, upper right-center, in pen and brown ink, an unidentified mark (not in Lugt); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, upper right-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