Three Muses and a Gesturing Putto

1560s
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, 1520–1582), After Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, active in France, 1504–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 37; Boorsch and Lewis 35, ii/iv; Bellini 47, ii/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.2 x 17.2 cm (11 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

62.944

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom center, stamped in black ink, the mark of Josef Grünling, Vienna (died 1846)(Lugt 1463); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Josef Grünling, Vienna (died 1846)(Lugt 1463); William H. Schab Master Prints and Drawings, Inc., New York; from whom purchased October 10, 1962

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard