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The Fable of Psyche

1530s
After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV.235 (followers of Marcantonio, as Veneziano); Bartsch 42 (under Master of the Die, but noted as by Veneziano)(with the monogram "AV" erased, with the inscription described by Bartsch, and with "Ant. Sal. exc." lower right)

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.7 x 23 cm (7 3/4 x 9 1/16 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

P1391

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, lower right, "Ant. Sal. exc."

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund