Requires Photography

Three Muses and a Gesturing Putto

About 1560–64
Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, 1520–1582), After Francesco Primaticcio (Italian, active in France, 1504–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.1 x 17.2 cm (10 11/16 x 6 3/4 in.)(trimmed around the image, but lacking c. 5 mm at the top and c. 16 mm at the botom)

Accession Number

B1664

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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