Requires Photography

Portrait of Galileo Galilei

1624
Ottavio Leoni (Italian, 1578–1630)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 27

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.5 x 11.1 cm (5 11/16 x 4 3/8 in.) Platemark: 14.4 cm (5 11/16 in.)(height)(trimmed within platemark at sides)

Accession Number

P13805

Medium or Technique

Engraving and stipple

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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