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Portrait of Ludovico Ariosto

1807
Raphael Morghen (Italian, 1758–1833), After Pietro Ermini (Italian, 1774-1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Halsey 013, first of three "Trial Proof" states; Apell 78, a proof state before i/iv; Le Blanc 115, i/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 42.5 x 30.9 cm (16 3/4 x 12 3/16 in.) Platemark: 33 x 23.1 cm (13 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

P13524

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

First trial proof.

Markings

Verso, lower 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