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Portrait of Francesco Corbetta

about 1673-1678
Henri Gascar, French, 1634/35-1701


Catalogue Raisonné

Chaloner Smith 5, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.1 × 22.2 cm (12 1/4 × 8 3/4 in.)(printed from two plates, one with the image and one with the inscription) Platemark (image): 26.7 × 22.2 cm (10 1/2 × 8 3/4 in.) Platemark (inscription): 4.2 × 22.2 cm (1 5/8 × 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.612

Medium or Technique

Mezzotint

Not On View

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Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Francesco Corbetta (c. 1615-1681) was an Italian guitarist and composer.

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Charles D. Childs, Boston; from whom purchased June 12, 1952

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund