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St. Luke Presenting to the Virgin his Painting of Her

late 17th century
Pietro Aquila (Italian, c. 1630-1692), After Carlo Maratti (Italian (Roman), 1625–1713)


Catalogue Raisonné

Meyer 022; after B. 3 (Maratti)

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.6 x 18.4 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/4 in.) Image: 25.4 x 18 cm (10 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P3925

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Lower left, in pen and grey-brown ink: Carolus Marattus Inv: fecit Romae

Markings

Verso, left center, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp (middle of the 19th century), Manchester (Lugt 2650); lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896), New York (Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

William Sharp (middle of the 19th century), Manchester, England (Lugt 2650); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896), New York (Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund