Requires Photography

Elephant Hunt

1598
Antonio Tempesta (Italian, 1555–1630)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 1047

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.9 x 13.9 cm (3 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

97.1146

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, top center, stamped in brown ink, "T." (not in Lugt); verso, bottom right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

An unidentified collector; 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