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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

Platemark: 16.9 x 22.6 cm (6 5/8 x 8 7/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark at the top and sides; lacking c. 25 mm at the bottom)

Accession Number

P1442

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, 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