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The Muses and Poets on Mt. Parnassus

late 16th–early 17th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Copied after Cherubino Alberti (Italian, 1553–1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (Alberti) 110 (copy in reverse)

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.6 x 22.3 cm (4 15/16 x 8 3/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M22496

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, an unidentified mark; verso, bottom right, stamped in violet ink, an unidentified mark (the letter "V")(not in Lugt); recto, bottom right, stamped in blue ink, the mark of Carl Julius Kollmann, Dresden (1820-1875)(Lugt 1584); verso, left center, stamped in black ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Two unidentified collectors (not in Lugt); Carl Julius Kollmann, Dresden (1820-1875)(Lugt 1584); Paul J. Sachs, Cambridge, Massachusetts (1878-1965); his gift to the MFA April 4, 1913

Credit Line

Gift of Paul J. Sachs