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The Virgin Mary

Mater Purissima

about 1740-1760
Marco Alvise Pitteri (Italian (Venetian), 1702–1786)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ravà 018; Le Blanc 3? (but cf. Ravà 19, which describes the plate of this subject after Pittoni as being in quarto)

Dimensions

Sheet: 41.8 x 30 cm (16 7/16 x 11 13/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P3984

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund