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Psyche's Sisters Persuading Her that a Serpent is Sleeping with Her

1530s
Master of the Die (Italian, active 1530s), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 50, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.4 x 23.4 cm (8 1/16 x 9 3/16 in.)(c. 1 mm margin at the top, c. 2 mm margin at the bottom; trimmed on or slightly within the platemark at the sides)

Accession Number

P1405

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, lower center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris (Lugt 683); verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Julian Marshall, London (1836-1903)(Lugt 1494); verso, lower left, stamped in gray-violet ink, the mark of The Rev J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris (Lugt 683); Julian Marshall, London (1836-1903)(Lugt 1494); The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund