Requires Photography

God the Father Regarding the Infant Christ

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 11; Illustrated Bartsch 11, ii/ii (Calcografia di Roma impression)

Dimensions

Sheet: 38.6 x 28.5 cm (15 3/16 x 11 1/4 in.) Platemark: 29.8 x 20.7 cm (11 3/4 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

K2180

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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