Requires Photography

Cupids Playing

1544
Monogrammist NDB (Italian, active about 1544), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.109.5

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.3 x 38.4 cm (11 1/8 x 15 1/8 in.)(trimmed into the image)

Accession Number

21.10821

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in two shades of reddish-brown and dark brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1788), 1672; verso, upper center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1788), 1672; James B. Ayer, Boston; to his children, Mrs. John E. Rousmanière, Mrs. Henderson Inches, Nathaniel F. Ayer, Esq., and James B. Ayer (1882-1968, Chief of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School); their gift to the MFA December 31, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer