Sleeping Cupid

mid 17th century
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, 1599–1676), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.107.2; Takahatake 17, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.8 x 39.1 cm (12 1/8 x 15 3/8 in.) Borderline: 29.8 x 38.1 cm (11 3/4 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

1975.600

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in blue-green and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); by bequest to Lydia Evans Tunnard, New Haven, Connecticut (1913-1980); her gift to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen