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Satyr Spying on a Sleeping Woman

about 1600–04
Francesco Brizio (Italian, 1574–1623), Formerly attributed to Agostino Carracci (Italian, 1557–1602)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (Agostino Carracci) 112, i/ii; Bohlin R30 (rejected attribution to Carracci; attributed to Brizio); Illustrated Bartsch (Agostino Carracci) 254, i/ii (rejected attribution to Carracci; attributed to Brizio); Ill. Bartsch (Brizio) 5, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.8 x 12.9 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P1583

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, "AG.C."

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, 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