Mythological Scene with Nude Musicians, River Gods, Main with Sword, Putto

Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century (Italian), Attributed to Bartholomaus Spranger (Netherlandish, 1546–1611), Attributed to Cesare Franchi, called Pollino (Italian, about 1560–about 1630), Attributed to Johann Rottenhammer (German, active in Italy, 1564/65–1625)


Dimensions

Height x width: 15.5 x 20.7 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4237

Medium or Technique

Pen and dark brown ink, brush and gray wash over red chalk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Pen and black ink l.r. "B Spranger inv"; graphite verso of mat: "Bartholomaeus SPRANGER (attrib)"; "check Cesare Pollino / Rhoda Eitel-Porter 2007"; self-stick label "H-3"

Markings

Inidentified collector's stamp l.r.

Provenance

Unidentified collector's mark (not located in Lugt; seems to be monogram with I, K or H, perhaps S [or could be serpent]); Joseph F. McCrindle; to Estate of Joseph F. McCrindle; by whom given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Joseph F. McCrindle Collection