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Neptune Calming the Storm Raised by Aeolus Against the Fleet of Aeneas

late 1540s
Giulio di Antonio Bonasone (Italian, active 1539–1574), After Perino del Vaga (Italian, 1501–1547)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 104; Massari 107, only state; Illustrated Bartsch 104, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.2 x 43.5 cm (9 15/16 x 17 1/8 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

59.347

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Bartsch, although he lists this print under Bonasone, doubts that it was done by this artist. The editors of The Illustrated Bartsch concur in doubting the attribution. Massari accepts the attribution.

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

June 9, 1959, purchases from Craddock & Barnard (dealers), London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund