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Venus Sleeping, Watched by Satyrs

Jacob Matham (Netherlandish, 1571–1631), After Johann Rottenhammer (German, active in Italy, 1564/65–1625)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 193; Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish, vol. 11) 221 I/I; Widerkehr (New Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish)

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.3 × 16.5 cm (8 3/4 × 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

B2597

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in plate, lower center: Io. Rottenhamer Inue. venet./I. Matham Sculp et excud.

Markings

No watermark; verso MFA Babcock bequest stamp in purple with accession number in ink: 2597

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; his bequest to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock