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Mercury and the Three Graces

about 1589
Agostino Carracci (Italian, 1557–1602), After Jacopo Tintoretto (Jacopo Robusti) (Italian (Venetian), about 1518–1594)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 117; Bohlin 149, i/iii; Illustrated Bartsch 155, i/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.3 x 26.1 cm (8 x 10 1/4 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

B833

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, the mark of A. Bourduge, France (around 1800)(Lugt 70); verso, upper center, in pen and brown ink, an unidentified mark (not in Lugt); verso, bottom right, stamped in blue ink (twice), the mark of Emile-Louis Galichon, Paris (1829-1875)(Lugt 1058); verso, lower left-center. stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

A. Bourduge, France (around 1800)(Lugt 70); an unidentified collector (not in Lugt); Emile-Louis Galichon, Paris (1829-1875)(Lugt 1058); William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock