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The Birth and Infancy of Achilles

about 1648–50
Pietro Testa (Italian, 1612–1650)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 21; Bellini 36, i/iv; Illustrated Bartsch 21, i/iv; Cropper 118, i/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.8 x 42.3 cm (11 5/16 x 16 5/8 in.) Platemark: 28.5 x 42.2 cm (11 1/4 x 16 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

67.781

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London; from whom purchased September 13, 1967

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis