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The Knife-Grinder

about 1765-1790
Giovanni Volpato (Italian, 1740-1803), After Francesco Maggiotto (Italian, 1738-1805), Published by Nicolò Cavalli (Italian, 1730–1822)


Catalogue Raisonné

Marini 60; not in Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 39.5 x 31.2 cm (15 9/16 x 12 5/16 in.) Platemark: 37.5 x 29.2 cm (14 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P14078

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower 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