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Psyche Looking at the Sleeping Cupid

about 1624-1636
Unidentified artist, 17th century, Copied after Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688), After Simon Vouet (French, 1590–1649)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 131 (copy); Le Blanc 150 (copy); Montaiglon 120 (copy)

Dimensions

Sheet: 18 × 22.4 cm (7 1/16 × 8 13/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark at the top and sides, and within the platemark at the bottom)

Accession Number

B2649

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, 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 June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock