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The Victory of Scipio over Syphax

1530s
Master of the Die (Italian, active 1530s)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 73, a later undescribed state, with the inscription "Sumptum ex fragmentis . . ." removed and a new inscription "Vittoria hauuta da Scipione contro Siface . . ." added, and with "Raphael Vrbinas inventor" and the Thomassin publication line added

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.6 x 25.1 cm (7 11/16 x 9 7/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark at the top and sides; lacking c. 15 mm of the lower margin)

Accession Number

B2572

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, in pen and reddish-brown ink, the signature of Loys-Henry Delteil, Paris (1869-1927)(Lugt 666), 1883; verso, lower center, stamped in purple ink, the mark of Loys-Henry Delteil (Lugt 1723); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Loys-Henry Delteil, Paris (1869-1927)(Lugt 666, 1723), 1883; William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock