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Portrait of Battista Saracco

1560
In the manner of Giovanni Battista Franco (Italian, about 1510–1561), Formerly attributed to Enea Vico (Italian, 1523–1567)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.6 x 12.4 cm (6 1/8 x 4 7/8 in.) Platemark: 15.3 x 12.1 cm (6 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

P1597

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Commissioned by Anton Francesco Doni. Based on a medal. From a series of at least 13 portraits [Wendy Thompson]

Markings

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