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Nereids and Amoretti Collecting Pearls

1771
Domenico Cunego (Italian, 1727–1803), After Francesco Albani (Italian, 1578–1660)


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 51

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.6 x 41.2 cm (9 11/16 x 16 1/4 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

B1122

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, top right, "38"; engraved in the plate, bottom margin, " Franc. Albano pinxit Dom. Cunego sculpsit Romae 1771. / Nereides Nymphae / Exstat Romae in Aedibus Ghisiis"

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