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Venus

1517
Domenico Campagnola (Italian, 1500–1564)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 7; Hind 13, only state; Illustrated Bartsch 10, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.5 x 13.2 cm (3 3/4 x 5 3/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M27588

Medium or Technique

Engraving and stipple

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Probably purchased by Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1656 - d. 1733), Wilton House; by descent to his heirs, including Sidney Herbert, 14th Earl of Pembroke and 11th Earl of Montgomery (b. 1853 - d. 1913); July 5-10, 1917, Wilton House Sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 48; October, 1917, purchased by the MFA with an appropriation from the Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund