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The Seasons

The Dance of the Hours to the Tune of Time

1789
Raphael Morghen (Italian, 1758–1833), After Stefano Tofanelli (Italian, 1752–1812), After Nicolas Poussin (French (active in Rome), 1594–1665)


Catalogue Raisonné

Halsey 154, iv/iv; Apell 45, a state after iii/iii; Le Blanc 56, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 62.4 x 77.3 cm (24 9/16 x 30 7/16 in.) Platemark: 53.5 x 62.3 cm (21 1/16 x 24 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M6466

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Charles Callahan Perkins, Boston (1823-1886); by descent to his children; their gift to the MFA April 9, 1889

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of C. C. Perkins