Proserpina Changing Aesculapius into an Owl

mid 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century (Italian), Copied after Enea Vico (Italian, 1523–1567)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 045 (copy noted by Bartsch)

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.7 x 23.3 cm (13 1/4 x 9 3/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

B3610

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock