Requires Photography

Venus (or Galatea) Riding on Dolphins

1590s
Agostino Carracci (Italian, 1557–1602)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 129; Bohlin 181, only state; Illustrated Bartsch 203, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.9 x 10.9 cm (6 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark at the top and sides; with 6-7 mm margin at the bottom)

Accession Number

B838

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock