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Apollo Playing the Lyre

about 1782-1800
Unidentified artist, 18th century, Copied after Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815)


Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 1864 (copy); Tuer 1405 or 1409 (?)(copy)

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.8 x 13 cm (7 3/8 x 5 1/8 in.)(trimmed on or within the platemark)

Accession Number

M1705

Medium or Technique

Etching and stipple engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in blue ink, the mark of the MFA Wales Collection (Lugt 2544); verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

George Washington Wales, Boston (1815-1896); his gift to the MFA April 15, 1882

Credit Line

Gift of George Washington Wales