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Jupiter Embracing Cupid

1590
Cherubino Alberti (Italian, 1553–1615), After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, about 1497–about 1543)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 079; Meyer 082, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.1 x 15 cm (6 5/16 x 5 7/8 in.)(trimmed slightly within the platemark at the top, with thread margins on the sides, and lacking the large blank space at the bottom)

Accession Number

P1569

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Johann Sigmund Bermann, Vienna (1794-1846)(Lugt 235), 1832; verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Johann Sigmund Bermann, Vienna (1794-1846)(Lugt 235), 1832; Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund