Requires Photography

Venus Lamenting the Death of Adonis

1654
Herman van Swanevelt (Netherlandish, about 1600–1655)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 106; Hollstein 23, i/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.8 x 34.1 cm (10 3/16 x 13 7/16 in.) Platemark: 25.5 x 33.4 cm (10 1/16 x 13 1/8 in.)(trimmed slightly within the platemark at the bottom)

Accession Number

61.738

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

September 20, 1961, purchased from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard