Requires Photography

Mercury

About 1505–25
Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, 1480–1527/34), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV.257.343; Passavant 134

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.3 x 21 cm (12 5/16 x 8 1/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P1156

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, lower center, stamped in black ink, the mark of Sir Edward Astley, Norfolk (1729-1802)(Lugt 2774); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, bottom right, stamped in violet ink (faded), the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Sir Edward Astley, Norfolk (1729-1802)(Lugt 2774); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund