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The Taking of the Golden Apples

late 16th–early 17th century
Cherubino Alberti (Italian, 1553–1615), After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, about 1497–about 1543)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 109; Meyer 112, indeterminate state (the bottom margin is lacking)

Dimensions

Sheet: 14 x 29.7 cm (5 1/2 x 11 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark; lacking the blank space and inscription below)

Accession Number

B241

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This print is intended to be joined together with Bartsch 108.

Markings

Verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock