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Venus and Cupid, with an Old Man Caressing a Young Woman in the Background

early 16th century
Artist Jacopo Raibolini (Francia) (Italian, about 1486–1557)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XV.459.6; Hind 16, probably ii/ii (doubtful attribution)

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.5 x 14.4 cm (8 1/16 x 5 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

23.981

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of the British Museum, London (Lugt 302); verso, lower left, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the British Museum (Lugt 305); verso, left center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

British Museum, London (Lugt 302, 305); William Norton Bullard, Boston (1853-1931); his gift to the MFA April 1, 1923

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard