Requires Photography

The Four Philosophers

Justus Lipsius and His Students

1786
Carlo Lasinio (Italian, 1759–1838), After Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640), Published by Labrelis (Italian, active late 18th cent.)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 51.3 x 45.2 cm (20 3/16 x 17 13/16 in.) Platemark: 50 x 44.9 cm (19 11/16 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.771

Medium or Technique

Color mezzotint with additional hand coloring

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, in margin below the platemark, in pen and brown ink, "peint pr. pierre paul rubens, esiste au palais royale de pitti florence LE FILOSOPHE gravés [sic] pr. Lasinio imprimées p. Labrelis 1786 -"

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London; from whom purchased September 13, 1967

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis