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Mars, Venus and Cupid

about 1637–39
Simone Cantarini (Italian (active in Pesaro and Bologna), 1612–1648), After Paolo Veronese (Paolo Caliari) (Italian (Venetian), 1528–1588)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 32; Illustrated Bartsch 32; Bellini 9, intermediate state between i/ii and ii/ii, with the inscription "P. Veronensis. in.", but before the inscription "J. Robillart"

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.2 x 19.7 cm (10 5/16 x 7 3/4 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P13932

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, left center, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th century)(Lugt 2650); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th century)(Lugt 2650); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund