Requires Photography

Hercules, Bacchus, Pan, and Saturn

About 1560–64
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, 1520–1582), After Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, active in France, 1504–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 48; Boorsch and Lewis 30, iii/iii (?); Bellini 42, iv/iv (?)(this impression has no evidence of the Lafreri publication line, but it has the near-vertical scratch on Bacchus's nose)

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.2 x 24.4 cm (7 3/16 x 9 5/8 in.) Platemark: 18 x 24 cm (7 1/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P1518

Medium or Technique

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, lower right, 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