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The Battle of Cascina

1808
Luigi Schiavonetti (Italian, 1765–1810), After Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian (Florentine), 1475–1564)


Catalogue Raisonné

Le Blanc 21 [iii/iv] (a state with etched legend, "Engraved by L. Schiavonetti after a Copy painted by H. Howard. . .)

Dimensions

Sheet: 37.7 x 52.1 cm (14 13/16 x 20 1/2 in.) Platemark: 35.2 x 50.9 cm (13 7/8 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

P10931

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Etched in the plate, below the image, "Engraved by L. Schiavonetti after a Copy painted by H. Howard R. A. from da Sangallo's Copy of his own Study after MichaelAngelo's Catoon [sic]"

Markings

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

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund