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Venus Sleeping

1785
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Annibale Carracci (Italian (Bolognese), 1560–1609), Published by John Boydell (English, 1719–1804)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 0489, iv/v; Tuer 1393

Dimensions

Sheet: 30 x 39 cm (11 13/16 x 15 3/8 in.) Platemark: 29.5 x 38 cm (11 5/8 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M34820

Medium or Technique

Etching, engraving, and stipple engraving, printed in brown ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Francis J. Underhill, Brooklyn (died 1938)(Lugt 1018a); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Francis J. Underhill, Brooklyn (died 1938)(Lugt 1018a); gift of his estate to the MFA December 8, 1938

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Francis Jay Underhill