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Neptune and Amphitrite with Nereids and Tritons

about 1620-1640
Pierre Brebiette (French, c. 1598–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Possibly IFF 136; possibly from Le Blanc 96 or 97

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.2 x 18.2 cm (3 5/8 x 7 3/16 in.) Platemark: 7.1 x 16 cm (2 13/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

B751.1

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, lower margin, left, "Brebiette inv.. et fecit."; right, "Page 97."

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 June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock