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Venus Blindfolding Cupid

1597
Unidentified artist, Italian, 17th century (Italian), Copied after Odoardo Fialetti (Italian, 1573–1638)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 16 (copy in reverse)

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.4 x 9.3 cm (5 1/4 x 3 11/16 in.) Platemark: 13 x 9 cm (5 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P13784

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund