Mercury (from the series Eight Roman Gods)
Bartsch 254; Hollstein 303
Sheet: 35.4 x 21.3 cm (13 15/16 x 8 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Inscribed in plate, upper center: MARCVRIVS; lower left: Polidorus.
Signed in plate, lower right: HG. Sculpt.
No watermark; verso: collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 7278 [Lugt 1870]
Henry Foster Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November, 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.
Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund