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Peace the Nourisher of the Arts

Pax Artium Nutrix

1787
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Benjamin West (American, 1738–1820), Published by John Greenwood (American, 1727–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 0553, ii/iii; Tuer 1130

Dimensions

Sheet: 41.1 x 29.3 cm (16 3/16 x 11 9/16 in.) Platemark: 31.7 x 25.3 cm (12 1/2 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

P10621

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Etched on the large book, the word "Italy." De Vesme/Calabi notes the words "France" and "Flanders" on two of the books, but does not mention the word "Italy."

Markings

Verso, lower right-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left-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