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Jupiter Transforming Io into a Cow

About 1528–30
Jacopo Caraglio (Italian, 1505–1565), After Perino del Vaga (Italian, 1501–1547)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 09; Illustrated Bartsch 9, i/ii (Illustrated Bartsch catalogues this impression incorrectly as an impression of Copy 2 (a reverse copy))

Dimensions

Sheet: 18 x 13.9 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)(includes the very top of the poem plate, where the tops of several letters are visible) Platemark: 17.7 x 13.5 cm (6 15/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

P1337

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in dark gray ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, lower center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund