Priapus and Lotis

About 1500–16
Master I B with the Bird (Italian, 15th century)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind V.p248-260.07. Bartsch, xiii, 247, no.06.

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.9 x 19.3 cm (9 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P1035

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Verso, lower half, inscription in dark brown ink: "Maitre (...?)"; Dark blue ink: "Robert Bahnanno, London 1828".

Signed

Signed in the plate, lower centre: IB and a small bird.

Markings

Verso, lower left corner, stamped in red ink: Mark of Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund