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Venus and Adonis

1791
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian (Bolognese), 1591–1666)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 2197, indeterminate state (bottom trimmed off); Tuer 1587

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.3 x 40.5 cm (9 15/16 x 15 15/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

55.317

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

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

Mrs. George H. Lyman, Sr., Boston; her bequest to the MFA April 14, 1955

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. George H. Lyman, Sr.