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Theseus Finding his Father's Weapons

about 1645
Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (Italian, 1609–1665)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 24; Illustrated Bartsch 24, iii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.7 x 22.4 cm (12 7/8 x 8 13/16 in.) Platemark: 30 x 20.3 cm (11 13/16 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

K2183

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, top left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Baron Hans Albrecht von Derschau, Nuremberg (d. 1824)(Lugt 2510); verso, lower left-center, stamped in black ink, the mark of the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin (Lugt 1606); verso, lower left, in black ink, the duplicate stamp of the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin (Lugt 2398); verso, upper center, in pen and brown ink, "S.R.K. [Sylvester Rosa Koehler] / From A.C. Whipple. / In exchange. / 1889."; verso, upper center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Koehler Collection (Lugt 1581)

Provenance

Baron Hans Albrecht von Derschau, Nuremberg (d. 1824)(Lugt 2510); Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin (Lugt 1606, 2398); A.C. Whipple; Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900), 1889 (Lugt 1580); his gift to the MFA October 20, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler