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Mercury

About 1540–60
Andrea Meldolla, called Schiavone (Italian, about 1510–1563)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 71

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.2 x 8.7 cm (5 3/16 x 3 7/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark at the right; lacking c. 22 mm at the top and c. 4 mm at the left and bottom)

Accession Number

P13740

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1670; verso, lower left, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937), 1821; verso, bottom left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1670; Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937), 1821; Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund