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Venus and Adonis

1619
Michel Faulte (French, active c. 1612-1637)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 28; Le Blanc 24

Dimensions

Sheet: 11.3 x 13.9 cm (4 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P18484

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Illustration from an edition of Ovid’s Metamorphoses published in Paris in 1619

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund