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Neptune Chasing a Nymph

about 1595–1615
Antonio Tempesta (Italian, 1555–1630)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 821

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.8 x 19.4 cm (5 7/16 x 7 5/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark; lacking the lower margin)

Accession Number

P13858

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The illustration for this print in The Illustrated Bartsch is incorrect. See Veronika Birke, “Towards a Tempesta Catalogue,” Print Quarterly, vol. 2, no. 3 (September 1985), pp. 208-209.

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund