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Orpheus at the Entrance to Hades

early 16th–mid 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Or Unidentified artist, German, 16th century, Copied after Agostino Veneziano (Italian, about 1490–after 1536)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV.208.259 (copy in reverse); Passavant 62 (copy in reverse; Passavant attributes this copy to a German artist)

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.7 x 6.3 cm (3 7/16 x 2 1/2 in.) Platemark: 8.6 x 6 cm (3 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P1251

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund