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Mercury

about 1790
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Giovanni Battista Cipriani (Italian (Florentine), 1727–1785, active in London)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 2293, iv/iv; Tuer 563

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.6 x 25 cm (12 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.) Platemark: 27.7 x 21.9 cm (10 7/8 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P10555

Medium or Technique

Stipple engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower 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