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The Finding of the Infant Moses

1650–57
Bartolommeo Biscaino (Italian, 1632–1657)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 02; Illustrated Bartsch 02, iii/viii (the inscriptions "Daman ex." and "in Bassano per il Remondini" have been abraded out, although the initial letters of each inscription can still be discerned)

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.6 x 23.8 cm (7 5/16 x 9 3/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P13957

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The inscriptions “Daman ex.” and “in Bassano per il Remondini”, in the lower center of the plate, have been almost completely abraded out, although the initial letters of each inscription can still be discerned.

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, left 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