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Two Sibyls


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 248; Hollstein 304

Dimensions

Sheet: 24 x 15.7 cm (9 7/16 x 6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

B1717

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscribed in plate, in lower margin: Due Sybille Rome extra Portam S. Augeli, a Polidoro quondam depicte et lucidè et subumbrose/nunc recens ab HGoltio ibidem effigiate et Chalcographa arte Sculpte.

Signed

Signed in plate within inscription in lower margin [see inscription transcription]

Markings

Watermark [not identified]; verso, collector's signature, in black ink: Th. Ernest Devaulx/1849- [Lugt 670]; MFA Babcock Bequest stamp, in purple, with accession number in ink: 1717 [Lugt 207]

Provenance

1849[?], Ernest-Théophile Devaulx (b. 1831 - d. 1901), Paris. William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, his bequest to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock