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Pomona and Nymphs Bringing Offerings to Venus and Mars

1542
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century (Italian)


Dimensions

Sheet: 24.9 x 39.9 cm (9 13/16 x 15 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P1383

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

On the pedestal, in the left center of the plate, "EXCD / ANT SAL / 1542"; in the lower margin, "FUGGI GRA TEMPO LA CASTA POMONA . . ."

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in dark gray-violet ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, bottom right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund