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Venus and Cupid in a Landscape

Sine Cerere et Baccho Friget Venus

about 1599
Agostino Carracci (Italian, 1557–1602), After Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558–1617)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 115; Bohlin 211, only state; Illustrated Bartsch 217, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.1 x 15.6 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)(trimmed to the platemark or with thread margins)

Accession Number

P1584

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in dark gray ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, bottom left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund