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Venus and Cupid

The Education of Cupid

1825
Mauro Gandolfi (Italian, 1764–1834), After Pelagio Pelagi (Italian, 1775-1860), Published by Fratelli Bettalli (Milan, active c. 1810 - 1835)


Catalogue Raisonné

Apell 14, a state after iii/iii; Le Blanc 7, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 81.5 x 66 cm (32 1/16 x 26 in.) Platemark: 52.7 x 46.7 cm (20 3/4 x 18 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M1501

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom left, just inside the platemark, the blindstamp of Pelagio Palagi (1775-1860)(not in Lugt); verso, center, stamped in blue ink, the mark of the MFA Wales Collection (Lugt 2544)

Provenance

George Washington Wales, Boston (1815-1896); his gift to the MFA April 15, 1882

Credit Line

Gift of George Washington Wales