The Death of Cleopatra

about 1776
Giovanni David (Italian, 1749–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Grasso (Schleier) I50, only state; not in Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.5 x 38 cm (10 7/16 x 14 15/16 in.) Platemark: 16.7 x 24.2 cm (6 9/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1999.55

Medium or Technique

Etching

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

C. G. Boerner, Inc., New York; from whom purchased March 24, 1999

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Eleanor A. Sayre