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Venus Ordering Psyche to Seek Water from a Fountain Guarded by Dragons

1530s
Master of the Die (Italian, active 1530s), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 71, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.4 x 23 cm (7 5/8 x 9 1/16 in.)(trimmed on the platemark)

Accession Number

59.527

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, in pencil, the mark of Richard Fisher, Hill Top, Midhurst (1809-1890)(Lugt 931); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Richard Fisher, Hill Top, Midhurst (1809-1890)(Lugt 931); P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London; from whom purchased September 17, 1959

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis