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Melancholy

about 1645–46
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Italian, 1609–1665)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 26, ii/ii; Illustrated Bartsch 26, probably iv/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.5 x 11.3 cm (8 7/16 x 4 7/16 in.)(trimmed within platemark)

Accession Number

P14015

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund