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The Phrygian Sibyl

about 1797
Pietro Bettelini (Italian, 1763–1828), After Luigi Agricola (Italian, 1759 - 1821), After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian (Bolognese), 1591–1666)


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 22; Meyer 18, i/ii (?); Apell 22, i/ii (?)

Dimensions

Sheet: 70.3 x 53.3 cm (27 11/16 x 21 in.) Platemark: 46.1 x 35.2 cm (18 1/8 x 13 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

M1475

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Proof before letters, with only artist’s names.

Markings

Verso, 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