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Samson and Delilah

1630–50
Giuseppe Caletti (Italian, about 1600–about 1660)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 04; Illustrated Bartsch 04

Dimensions

Sheet: 13 x 15 cm (5 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P13898

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper left, stamped in black ink, an unidentified collector's mark (the initials "FGA" in a circle surmounted by a cross, the entire device inside a double circle)(not in Lugt); verso, left center, in pencil, the mark of Dr. Pietro Malenza, Verona (d. 1866)(Lugt 2101), 1855; verso, lower left, 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

Unidentified collector ("FGA")(mark not in Lugt); Dr. Pietro Malenza, Verona (d. 1866)(Lugt 2101), 1855; Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund