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The Persian Sibyl

1797
Pietro Bettelini (Italian, 1763–1828), After Stefano Tofanelli (Italian, 1752–1812), After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian (Bolognese), 1591–1666)


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 21; Meyer 19, i/ii; Apell 23, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 80.7 x 54.6 cm (31 3/4 x 21 1/2 in.) Platemark: 45.6 x 34.8 cm (17 15/16 x 13 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

M1476

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in blue ink, the mark of the MFA Wales Collection (Lugt 2544)

Provenance

George Washington Wales, Boston (1815-1896); his gift to the MFA April 15, 1882

Credit Line

Gift of George Washington Wales