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Venus Abducting Adonis

1654
Herman van Swanevelt (Netherlandish, about 1600–1655)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 102; Hollstein 19, ii/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 26 x 34.5 cm (10 1/4 x 13 9/16 in.) Platemark: 25.3 x 33.4 cm (9 15/16 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.734

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

September 20, 1961, purchased from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard