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The Annunciation

about 1585
Federico Barocci (Italian, about 1535–1612)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 1; Meyer 1, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 44.2 x 31.5 cm (17 3/8 x 12 3/8 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark; with thread margins in places)

Accession Number

P3864

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in black ink, an unidentified collector's mark (Lugt 2513a); verso, lower left, in pen and black ink, the mark of Giuseppe (Joseph) Storck, Milan (1766-1836)(Lugt 2319), 1806; verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink (almost completely faded), the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

An unidentified collector (Lugt 2513a); Giuseppe (Joseph) Storck, Milan (1766-1836)(Lugt 2319), 1806; Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund