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Venus and Adonis

1643
Michel Dorigny (French, 1617–1665), After Simon Vouet (French, 1590–1649)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 91, only state; IFF 91; Le Blanc 40

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.3 x 15.7 cm (9 9/16 x 6 3/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

B1295

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his gift to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock