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Mercury

about 1550-1580
Étienne Delaune (French, c. 1518–1583)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 427, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 7.5 × 5.7 cm (2 15/16 × 2 1/4 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P4228

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Early provenance not researched; Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund