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Venus Caressing Cupid

about 1780-1800
Carlo Antonio Porporati (Italian, 1741–1816), After Pompeo Batoni (Italian (Roman), 1708–1787)


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 6, i/ii; Apell 5, i/ii; de Vesme 7, ii/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 53.2 x 39.2 cm (20 15/16 x 15 7/16 in.)(trimmed on or within the platemark)

Accession Number

P14096

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom right, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso of backing sheet, 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