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The Fall of Phaeton

late 16th–early 17th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 17th century, Copied after Antonio Tempesta (Italian, 1555–1630)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 812 (copy in reverse)

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.8 x 23.9 cm (6 5/8 x 9 7/16 in.) Platemark: 13.8 x 18.6 cm (5 7/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

B3473

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom left, "Marco Sadeler excudit."

Markings

Verso, center, in pen and black ink, the mark of Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris (1831-1901)(Lugt 670), 1873; verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock