The Death of Priam

early 19th century
Attributed to Francesco Caucig (Franz Kavcic) (Austrian (born in Slovenia), 1755–1828)


Sheet: 53.7 x 73 cm (21 1/8 x 28 3/4 in.) Borderline: 53. x 72.3 cm (20 7/8 x 28 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pen and gray ink and brush and gray wash over graphite on three sheets of laid paper

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Recto lower left stamped in blue ink-- mark of Giuseppe Vallardi (1784-1863, Milan, Lugt 1223)
Recto lower right stamped in purple ink-- unidentified mark, possibly that of Gupitsch (cf. Lugt 533f and 535)
Recto lower right stamped in black ink-- unidentified mark (Lugt 797)


Possibly Gupitsch (active about 1840; cf. Lugt 533f and 535), Vienna; Giuseppe Vallardi (b. 1784 – d. 1863, Lugt 1223), Milan; about 1980, purchased at auction in Brussels by Sven Bruntjen, San Rafael, CA; by whom consigned to David and Constance Yates European Drawings and Sculpture, New York; from whom purchased by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: June 26, 2002)

Credit Line

Juliana Cheney Edwards Collection