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Portrait of a Man

1769
Domenico Cunego (Italian, 1727–1803), After Jacopo Bassano (Italian (Venetian), 1510–1592), Published by William Beckford (English, 18th century (active 1769))


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 40

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.9 x 27.2 cm (12 15/16 x 10 11/16 in.) Platemark: 23.7 x 17.3 cm (9 5/16 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

B1126

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, top right, "25"; engraved in the plate, bottom margin, "Iac. Bassan pinxit Dom. Cunego sculpsit Romae 1769 / Effigies Incognita / Londini apud Gulielmum Beckfort"

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock