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Hercules Approaching the Temple of Virtue

1764-1784
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Giovanni Battista Cipriani (Italian (Florentine), 1727–1785, active in London)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 1722, only state; Tuer 1487

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.5 x 23.8 cm (8 7/16 x 9 3/8 in.)(trimmed within the image at the top, on the platemark at the right, irregularly on or just outside the platemark at the left, and with c. 1.5 mm margin at the bottom)

Accession Number

P10649

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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