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Sleeping Cupid

1590s
Paolo Farinati (Italian, 1524–1606)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 8; Albricci 8, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.9 x 19.6 cm (5 1/2 x 7 11/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P13751

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, bottom left, stamped in dark gray ink, the mark of Juan Jorge (John J.) Peoli, New York, Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); verso of backing sheet, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso of backing sheet, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Juan Jorge (John J.) Peoli, New York, Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund