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Portrait of Alessandro Volta

1816
Raphael Morghen (Italian, 1758–1833), After Pietro Ermini (Italian, 1774-1850), After Luigi Sabatelli (Italian, 1772–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Halsey 180, ii/iv; Apell 144; Le Blanc 188

Dimensions

Sheet: 40.9 x 30.9 cm (16 1/8 x 12 3/16 in.) Platemark: 30.6 x 23.4 cm (12 1/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P13648

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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