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The Destiny of the Virgin

1590
Ventura Salimbeni (Italian, 1567 or 1568–1613)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 3 (see Notes)

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.7 x 15.1 cm (8 1/8 x 5 15/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

1992.65

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This impression has the Stati publication line, lower left, described by Bartsch (“St. Fo. Ro.”). There is a second state of this print, with the Van Aelst publication line in place of the Stati (“Romae. Nico. Van Aelst for.”)(see the impression from the National Gallery, London, used in The Illustrated Bartsch.)

Markings

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

Provenance

Hill-Stone, Inc., New York; from whom purchased March 25, 1992

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund