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The Samian Sibyl

early 17th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 17th century (Italian), Publisher Pietro Paolo Tozzi (Italian, active 1596–1624)


Dimensions

Sheet: 20.8 x 17.3 cm (8 3/16 x 6 13/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

P18586

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, lower right, the number "5"; engraved in the plate, bottom center, "Pietro Paulo Tozzi forma"

Markings

Verso, upper left-center, 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 November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund