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The Drunken Silenus, Supported by Two Putti

early 17th century
Attributed to Pieter van Avont (Netherlandish, 1600–1652)


Catalogue Raisonné

n/a

Dimensions

Sheet: 14 x 19.2 cm (5 1/2 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.767

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink over traces of graphite

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

small spots of discoloration throughout and losses (repaired) along bottom margin

Inscription

Verso, lower left, in graphite: J. And. Sirani (Giovanni Andrea Sirani?)
Verso, bottom center in red ink: 97.767

Signed

no

Markings

Verso: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (L. 4843)
Verso: Museum fo Fine Arts, Boston (L. 1309 H. F. Sewall)

no watermark

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, NY, Lugt 1309); acquired 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund