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A Mastiff

late 18th–early 19th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 18th century


Dimensions

Sheet: 52.3 x 36.7 cm (20 9/16 x 14 7/16 in.) Platemark: 35.6 x 26.6 cm (14 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

69.364

Medium or Technique

Etching, hand-colored

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, top right, "XCI."

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

George P. Dike, Boston; his bequest to the MFA May 14, 1969

Credit Line

Bequest of George P. Dike—Elita R. Dike Collection