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Diogenes Searching for an Honest Man

about 1645–47
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Italian, 1609–1665)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 21; Illustrated Bartsch 21, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.2 x 41.1 cm (12 5/16 x 16 3/16 in.) Platemark: 22 x 31.1 cm (8 11/16 x 12 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

K2181

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A nineteenth-century impression from the Calcografia di Roma

Markings

Lower right corner of platemark, the blindstamp of the Calcografia di Roma (Lugt 2144); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Koehler Collection (Lugt 1581)

Provenance

Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); his gift to the MFA October 20, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler