The Triumph of the Virtuous Artist on Parnassus

about 1644–46
Pietro Testa (Italian, 1612–1650)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 33, i/ii; Bellini 33, i/iii; Illustrated Bartsch 33, i/iii; Cropper 102, i/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 42.2 x 58 cm (16 5/8 x 22 13/16 in.) Platemark: 41.9 x 57.5 cm (16 1/2 x 22 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2001.9

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

James A. Bergquist, Boston; from whom purchased January 24, 2001

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund

Copyright

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund