Nymph and Triton

Tethys Seated and a Triton

Attributed to Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, 1520–1582), Perino del Vaga (Italian, 1501–1547)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 32; Massari 195 ii; Bellini 21; Michal and R.E. Lewis rejected works 1-4 (based on style and lack of signature)

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.5 x 15.3 cm (9 5/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5308

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

There is a related drawing by Perino del Vaga in the Albertina, inv. no. 2766

Markings

WM: Fleur-de-lis in a circle, center of sheet

Provenance

Pierre Mariette (b. 1634 - d. 1716), Paris. Duke Albrecht v. Sachsen Teschen, Albertina. Joseph Kundera (active Vienna 1925-1935). W. M. Schab Master Prints, New York; September 2003, sold by Schab to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wheaton, Concord, MA; 2009, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Wheaton to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Bradford Wheaton and Barbara Ketcham Wheaton