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The Rape of Dejanira

early 18th century
Gaspare Diziani (Italian, 1689–1767)


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme 2, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.5 x 17.5 cm (4 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.) Platemark: 10.9 x 16.3 cm (4 5/16 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

B1288

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, bottom left, below the platemark, in pen and brown ink, "Gaspar Dizianus Inv: et Fec."

Markings

Recto, bottom right, stamped in gray ink, the mark of Dominique Vivant-Denon, Paris (1747-1825)(Lugt 779); verso, left center, in pen and gray-violet ink, the mark of Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris, (1831-1901)(Lugt 670), 1874; 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

Dominique Vivant-Denon, Paris (1747-1825)(Lugt 780); Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris (1831-1901)(Lugt 670), 1874; William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock