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The Triumph of Two Roman Emperors

late 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Copied after Cherubino Alberti (Italian, 1553–1615)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 160 (first plate)(copy in reverse); Meyer 171 (4)(copy in reverse, cited by Meyer)

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.4 x 39.8 cm (6 7/16 x 15 11/16 in.)(trimmed slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

B240

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Engraved in the plate, at the bottom, “POLYDORO CARAVAGIEN CELEBERR PICTORE DELINEATVM”

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, at the bottom, "POLYDORO CARAVAGIEN CELEBERR PICTORE DELINEATVM"

Markings

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