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Dance of Fauns and Bacchants

1516
Agostino Veneziano (Italian, about 1490–after 1536), Possibly after Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV.203.250 (left half only; see Notes); Passavant 43 (left half only)

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.4 x 26.5 cm (6 7/8 x 10 7/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P1248

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This impression is of the left half of Bartsch 250 only, with the right arm and tambourine of the second bacchant reengraved. It is not the copy described by Bartsch and illustrated in The Illustrated Bartsch.

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund