Flying Putto

17th century
Attributed to Unidentified artist, German, 17th century (German), Artist Bartholomaus Spranger (Netherlandish, 1546–1611)


Dimensions

Sheet: 19 x 21.6 cm (7 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1993.553

Medium or Technique

Red chalk on dark cream laid paper bordered in black paint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Verso carries old attribution to Spranger

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Watermark of coat of arms surmounted by a miter; not in Briquet.

Provenance

Dr. A. M. Pappenheimer, Jr., Watertown, MA; his gift to the MFA, Boston (Accession date: June 23, 1993)

Credit Line

Gift of A. M. Pappenheimer, Jr., John R. Pappenheimer, and Anne P. Forbes