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)
Height x width: 15.5 x 20.7 cm (6 1/8 x 8 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pen and dark brown ink, brush and gray wash over red chalk
Not On View
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"
Inidentified collector's stamp l.r.
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)
Joseph F. McCrindle Collection