Requires Photography

The Three Graces (from a series of Mythological Subjects, eighth of eight plates)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 285; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 244; Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish)

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.6 × 21.2 cm (11 5/8 × 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P7343

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, within image, lower left: HG. Inuent.; in margin below image, lower left: Cur nudæ Charites? et mundo orbata iuuenta?/Hic quia fucus abest, est ubi uerus Amor.; lower right: Munda carnet mundo, nullo se tegmine velant,/Sese ornata sat est intemerata charis.; lower right corner: 8

Signed

Not signed

Markings

Watermark [not identified]; verso, collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry Foster Sewall, Lugt 1309]; faded MFA Parker stamp (Lugt 1870), with accession number in black ink: 7343

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896), New York; November 1897, purchased by the MFA through the Harvey D. Parker Fund.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund