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A Sibyl

late 17th–early 18th century
Giuseppe Maria Moretti (Italian, 1659–1746)


Catalogue Raisonné

Print not listed in Nagler or Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.9 x 23.7 cm (12 9/16 x 9 5/16 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)

Accession Number

1975.619

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in dark gray-green and light brown (the borderline has been strengthened in brown ink)

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Recto, lower right, in pen and brown ink, "Agineli / Pitore / Bolongn [sic] / ese" followed by indecipherable initials

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen