Sibyl

about 1640
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, 1599–1676), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.087.3; Takahatake 14, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.9 x 20 cm (11 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.) Image (borderline): 28.2 x 19.3 cm (11 1/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

B4103

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in brown and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Verso, upper center, in pen and brown ink, "Sir Joshua's Sale / 1792"

Markings

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

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock