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Mercury Giving a Lyre to Apollo

mid 17th–late 17th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 17th century, Copied after Carlo Cesio (Italian, 1626–1686), After Annibale Carracci (Italian (Bolognese), 1560–1609)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 47 (copy in reverse); Illustrated Bartsch 47 (copy in reverse)

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.7 x 17 cm (4 5/8 x 6 11/16 in.) Platemark: 9.9 x 15.2 cm (3 7/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

B886.4

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Bottom left center, etched in the plate, "ann. Carac. jn."

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock