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The Genius of Castiglione

about 1647–48
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Italian, 1609–1665)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 23; Illustrated Bartsch 23, iii/iii (a Calcografia di Roma impression)

Dimensions

Sheet: 42.4 x 28.2 cm (16 11/16 x 11 1/8 in.) Platemark: 37.1 x 24.6 cm (14 5/8 x 9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

K2182

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Bottom right, just outside the platemark, the blindstamp of the Calcografia di Roma (Lugt 2144); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); verso, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Koehler Collection (Lugt 1581)

Provenance

Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); his gift to the MFA October 20, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler