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St. Vivian Refusing to Sacrifice to the Pagan Gods

1626
Giovanni Battista Mercati (Italian, about 1600–after 1641), After Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini) (Italian (Roman), 1596–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 05; Illustrated Bartsch 05

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.8 x 21.7 cm (10 9/16 x 8 9/16 in.) Platemark: 26.7 x 21.4 cm (10 1/2 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

P13888

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund