Requires Photography

Marcolfa Showing Cacasenno a Horse

early 18th century
Giuseppe Maria Crespi (Italian (Bolognese), 1665–1747)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 39

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.6 x 20.3 cm (11 1/4 x 8 in.)(irregularly trimmed) Platemark: 22.7 x 15.4 cm (8 15/16 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.2126

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This impression lacks the inscription “Mattioli f.” that appears in the margin, lower right, in the impression illustrated in The Illustrated Bartsch; it may have been abraded out in the plate.

Markings

Verso, right center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1878-1965) and W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); their gift to the MFA December 8, 1938

Credit Line

Gift of Paul J. Sachs and W. G. Russell Allen