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Three Muses and a Putto with Cymbals

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 38; Boorsch and Lewis 36, iii/iv; Bellini 48, iii/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.8 x 17.4 cm (10 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.)(trimmed just outside the image, but cut straight across at the top, lacking c. 20 mm, and at the bottom, lacking c. 5 mm)

Accession Number

B1665

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock