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Mercury Breaking Panpipes

1530s
Possibly by Monogrammist F P (Italian, 16th century), Possibly after Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.7 x 10.2 cm (6 3/16 x 4 in.)(trimmed on or within the platemark)

Accession Number

P13738

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 Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1732; verso, bottom left, in pen and black ink, the mark of Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Settrington, Yorkshire (1771-1823)(Lugt 1897), 1813; verso, lower center, in pen and black ink, the mark of Robert Balmanno, London (1780-c.1863)(Lugt 213), 1828 ("from Sir Mark Masterman Sykes's Sale"); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1732; Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Settrington, Yorkshire (1771-1823)(Lugt 1897), 1813; Robert Balmanno, London (1780-c.1863)(Lugt 213), 1828; Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund