Requires Photography

Dispute between the Muses and the Pierides on Mount Parnassus

1553
Enea Vico (Italian, 1523–1567)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 028, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.8 x 38.9 cm (9 3/4 x 15 5/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P14310

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This print is from the re-engraving of a copperplate originally engraved by Jacopo Caraglio, but so little of the original engraving is retained that Bartsch considers this properly a work by Vico.

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, bottom center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso of backing sheet, bottom 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