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The Rape of Proserpina

about 1595–1615
Antonio Tempesta (Italian, 1555–1630)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 814

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.9 x 19.3 cm (5 1/2 x 7 5/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark; lower margin missing)

Accession Number

P13857

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund