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The Birth of Adonis

1654
Herman van Swanevelt (Netherlandish, about 1600–1655)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 101; Hollstein 18, i/iv or ii/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 26 x 34.6 cm (10 1/4 x 13 5/8 in.) Platemark: 25.5 x 33.6 cm (10 1/16 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

61.733

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

September 20, 1961, purchased from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard