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The Guardian Angel

mid 17th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 17th century (Italian), Copied after Simone Cantarini (Italian (active in Pesaro and Bologna), 1612–1648)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 28 (copy in reverse, described by Bartsch); Illustrated Batrsch 28 (copy in reverse); Bellini 29, Copy E

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.8 x 13.9 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.) Platemark: 18.6 x 13.7 cm (7 5/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P14515

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Etched in the plate, in upper left corner of bottom margin, "G. Renus. In."

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund