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Four Scholars Amidst Broken Tombs (Temporalis Aeternitas)

1645
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Italian, 1609–1665)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 25; Illustrated Bartsch 25, iii/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.1 x 20.7 cm (11 7/8 x 8 1/8 in.) Platemark: 30.1 x 20.2 cm (11 7/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

K2184

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in blue ink, the mark of Karl Ferdinand Friedrich von Nagler, Bavaria, Berlin (1770-1846)(Lugt 2529); verso, lower center, stamped in black ink, the mark of the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin (Lugt 1606); verso, lower left-center, in black ink, the duplicate stamp of the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin (Lugt 2398); verso, upper center, in pen and brown ink, "S.R.K. [Sylvester Rosa Koehler] / From A.C. Whipple. / In exchange. / 1889"; verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Koehler Collection (Lugt 1581)

Provenance

Karl Ferdinand Friedrich von Nagler, Berlin (1770-1846)(Lugt 2529); Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin (Lugt 1606, 2398); A.C. Whipple; Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); his gift to the MFA October 20, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler