Requires Photography

Venus and Adonis

about 1637–39
Simone Cantarini (Italian (active in Pesaro and Bologna), 1612–1648)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 33; Illustrated Bartsch 33; Bellini 12, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.6 x 20 cm (5 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.) Platemark: 11.7 x 17.3 cm (4 5/8 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

P13933

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in gray ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th century)(Lugt 1425); verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th century)(Lugt 1425); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund