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Portrait of a Knight of Malta

1625
Ottavio Leoni (Italian, 1578–1630)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 09 (proof impression before the stippled background inside the frame)

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.5 x 11.4 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/2 in.)(trimmed on platemark)

Accession Number

M26009

Medium or Technique

Engraving with etching and stipple engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom center, stamped in black ink, the mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); verso, lower right-center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Hippolyte Dreux, Paris (1800-1884)(Lugt 1302); verso, bottom left, stamped in blue ink, the mark of Louis Galichon, Paris (1829-1893)(Lugt 1060); verso, lower left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); Hippolyte Dreux, Paris (1800-1884)(Lugt 1302); Louis Galichon, Paris (1829-1893)(Lugt 1060); Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1878-1965); his gift to the MFA January 7, 1915

Credit Line

Gift of Paul J. Sachs