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Seated Man Resting His Hand on His Dog's Head

early 17th century
Attributed to Giulio Pericciuoli (Italian (Sienese), active early 17th century), In the manner of Stefano Della Bella (Italian, 1610–1664)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Massar XXXIX (Doubtful and Rejected Plates); Le Blanc 360

Dimensions

Sheet: 7 x 9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.) Platemark: 7 x 8.9 cm (2 3/4 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P14369

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This plate was attributed to Della Bella by Jombert and Le Blanc. De Vesme rejects it as a Della Bella, and believes it to be by Giulio Pericciuoli, or Periccioli, a little-known early 17th century Sienese artist.

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund