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The Holy Family

about 1640–42
Simone Cantarini (Italian (active in Pesaro and Bologna), 1612–1648)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 14; Illustrated Bartsch 14; Bellini 33, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.9 x 8.3 cm (5 1/16 x 3 1/4 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P3915

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Sir Edward Astley, Norfolk (1729-1802)(Lugt 2775); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink (barely visible), the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Sir Edward Astley, Norfolk (1729-1802)(Lugt 2775); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund