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Venus and Adonis (left half)

late 17th–early 18th century
Giovanni Antonio Lorenzini (Italian, 1665–1740 (called Fra Antonio)), After Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch; Nagler 38; Le Blanc 62

Dimensions

Sheet: 61.8 x 38.4 cm (24 5/16 x 15 1/8 in.)(trimmed on or within the platemark at top, bottom, and right )

Accession Number

B2391.1

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Right half of this composition is B2391.2

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, New York, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock