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The Holy Family Seated Under a Tree

about 1665–75
Marcantonio Bellavia (Italian, active about 1668–70)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 09 (see Notes)

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.8 x 9.5 cm (5 13/16 x 3 3/4 in.) Platemark: 14.7 x 9.3 cm (5 13/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.1282

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Bartsch notes two states of this print, the second with the inscription “A.C.IN - VIIII”, and the first “avant les lettres A.C.IN.” (thus, with the numeral “VIIII”?). This impression has no inscriptions, but it appears to be abraded at the right edge of the lower margin.

Markings

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

Provenance

P. & D. Colnaghi, London; from whom purchased September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard