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St. George and the Dragon

About 1555–65
Possibly by Angiolo Falconetto (Italian, about 1507–1567)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (Angelo Falcone) 15

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.7 x 11.2 cm (7 3/8 x 4 7/16 in.) Platemark: 18.4 x 11 cm (7 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.1279

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

For a discussion of Angiolo Falconetto see David Acton’s entry on this artist in Sue Welsh Reed and Richard W. Wallace, Italian Etchers of the Renaissance & Baroque (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1989), pp. 45-6.

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, lower center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1677; verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1677; P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London; from whom purchased September 18, 1963

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard