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Venus and Cupid with an Arrow

1770
Attributed to Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Guercino (Giovanni Francesco Barbieri) (Italian (Bolognese), 1591–1666)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 2196, only state; Tuer 431 (De Vesme/Calabi considers this print doubtful)

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.6 x 29.3 cm (8 1/2 x 11 9/16 in.) Platemark: 18.7 x 25.7 cm (7 3/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.323

Medium or Technique

Etching and crayon manner, printed in red

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Mrs. George H. Lyman, Sr., Boston; her bequest to the MFA April 14, 1955

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. George H. Lyman, Sr.