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The Genius of Music Burning Cupid's Arrows

1794
Giuseppe Longhi (Italian, 1766–1831), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Apell 20, i/ii; Le Blanc 19

Dimensions

Sheet: 44.4 x 60.8 cm (17 1/2 x 23 15/16 in.) Platemark: 37.5 x 48.7 cm (14 3/4 x 19 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

P14145

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, lower right, the blindstamp of Giuseppe Longhi (Lugt 4544); verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, center right, 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