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Danaë and the Infant Perseus Cast Out to Sea by Acrisius

1543
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, 1520–1582), After Giulio Romano (Italian, 1499?–1546)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 65; Boorsch and Lewis 6, only state; Bellini 3, only state (an undescribed later impression, after a hole has been cut in the top center of the plate)

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.1 x 20.2 cm (5 9/16 x 7 15/16 in.) Platemark: 13.6 x 19.8 cm (5 3/8 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

M5878

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

George Washington Wales, Boston (1815-1896); his gift to the MFA April 15, 1882

Credit Line

Gift of George Washington Wales