The Bear Hunter

about 1810-1830
Luigi Sabatelli (Italian, 1772–1850)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 37.6 x 51.7 cm (14 13/16 x 20 3/8 in.) Image: 23 x 30.4 cm (9 1/16 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1995.456

Medium or Technique

Lithograph

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The inscription is from Ariosto’s Orlando Furioso, Canto XIX, Verse VII

Inscription

Inscribed: Sabatelli del; Milano Litogr. Vassalli; Come orsa che l'alpestre cacciatore/ Nella p8ietrosa tana assalita abbia/ ...(e altri 6 versi) .../ Ariosto. Orlando Furioso. Canto XIX Ediz. de' Classici Italiani...

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Augusto Calabi, Milan (born 1890); Sonja Calabi, Newton, Massachusetts; from whom purchased May 24, 1995

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard