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The Birth of Pyrrhus

1797
Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, worked in Italy, England, and Portugal, 1728–1815), After Agostino Carracci (Italian, 1557–1602), Published by John Chamberlaine (English, 1745–1812)


Catalogue Raisonné

de Vesme/Calabi 2107, only state; Tuer 694 and 1256

Dimensions

Sheet: 53.2 x 39.7 cm (20 15/16 x 15 5/8 in.) Platemark: 34.2 x 24.5 cm (13 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

B386

Medium or Technique

Etching, stipple engraving, and roulette, printed in brown ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA June 12, 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock