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Marriage of the Virgin

Unidentified artist, Formerly attributed to Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631), After Jacopo Tintoretto (Jacopo Robusti) (Italian (Venetian), about 1518–1594)


Dimensions

Sheet: 62.8 × 19.8 cm (24 3/4 × 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

B2586

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, within image, lower right: Iacobus Tintoret Inue.; and in margin below image: lower left: Perpetæ quamuis ob virginitatis amorem/Spreverat et thalamos, seseq Sacraverat aris/Virgo, Deum paritura: tamen monitisq parentu,/Divinoq imprimis arbitrio desponsa marito; lower right: Traditur, arcani pariter qui conscius esset/Consilÿ, et nivei custos testisq pudoris,/Curarumq simul socius, consorq laborum,/Ipse etiam null certus succumbere lubi.

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Verso, MFA Babcock Bequest stamp in purple [Lugt 207], with accession number in black ink: 2586; in graphite: Matham sculp.

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; his bequest to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock