The Battle of Lepanto

1571 or after
Martino Rota (Croatian, about 1520–1583)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch; Passavant 129

Dimensions

Platemark: 15.1 x 18.7 cm (5 15/16 x 7 3/8 in.) Sheet: 16.3 x 19.7 cm (6 7/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

P1566

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Giuseppe (Joseph) Storck, Milan (1766-1836)(Lugt 2319), 1803; verso, bottom left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, bottom right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

1803, Giuseppe (Joseph) Storck, Milan (b. 1766 - d. 1836, Lugt 2319); Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1897, sold by Sewall to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: August 14, 2012)

NOTES:
[1] Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund