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, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 26 x 30.5 cm (10 1/4 x 12 in.)(trimmed within platemark)

Accession Number

P13931

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Giuseppe (Joseph) Storck, Milan (1766-1836)(Lugt 2319), 1799; verso, left center, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th century)(Lugt 2650); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Giuseppe (Joseph) Storck, Milan (1766-1836)(Lugt 2319), 1799; William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th century)(Lugt 2650); 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