Requires Photography

Mars, Venus, and Cupid

1508
Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, 1480–1527/34), Possibly after Andrea Mantegna (Italian (Paduan, active in Mantua), about 1431–1506)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV.257.345, ii/ii; Passavant 136

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.8 x 20.8 cm (11 3/4 x 8 3/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

43.1375

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom right-center, stamped in black ink, the mark of Joannes Michiel Rysbrack, Antwerp, London (1693-1770)(Lugt 1912); verso, upper center, in pencil, an unidentified paraph (not in Lugt); verso, lower left-center, in pen and brown ink, an unidentified collector's mark (not in Lugt); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282); recto of backing sheet, lower left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Alfred Morrison, London (1821-1897)(Lugt 151); recto of backing sheet, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Sir Joshua Reynolds, London (1723-1792)(Lugt 2364); recto of backing sheet, lower left, stamped in black ink, the mark of T. Jefferson Coolidge, Jr., Boston (1863-1920)(Lugt 1429); verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Joannes Michiel Rysbrack, Antwerp, London (1693-1770)(Lugt 1912); two unidentified collectors (marks not in Lugt); Sir Joshua Reynolds, London (1723-1792)(Lugt 2364); Alfred Morrison, London (1821-1897)(Lugt 151); Thomas Jefferson Coolidge (b. 1863 - d. 1912; cf. Lugt 1429), Boston; by descent to his son, Amory Coolidge (b. 1895 - d. 1952), Boston; December 9, 1943, gift of Amory Coolidge to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1943)

Credit Line

Gift of Amory Coolidge