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The Persian Sibyl

1563–65
Adamo Scultori (Italian, about 1530–1587), After Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian (Florentine), 1475–1564)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 57; Bellini 51, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.4 x 10.5 cm (5 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

B1645.31

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, an unidentified collector's mark (Lugt 1884); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

An unidentified collector (Lugt 1884); William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock