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Two Putti Excavating Archaeological Remains, as Father Time Destroys More Buildings Behind Them

about 1790-1800
Francesco Novelli (Italian, 1767-1836), After Unidentified artist


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.3 x 12.4 cm (4 1/16 x 4 7/8 in.) Platemark: 6.7 x 9.4 cm (2 5/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P14099

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso of backing sheet, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund