Requires Photography

Mercury and Argus

about 1642
Simone Cantarini (Italian (active in Pesaro and Bologna), 1612–1648)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 31; Illustrated Bartsch 31; Bellini 37, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.2 x 30.4 cm (10 5/16 x 11 15/16 in.)(trimmed within platemark at sides and bottom)

Accession Number

P13930

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper left, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th century)(Lugt 2650); verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, 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