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The Muses and Poets on Mt. Parnassus

late 16th–early 17th century
Cherubino Alberti (Italian, 1553–1615), After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, about 1497–about 1543)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 110; Meyer 113, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 11 x 22.6 cm (4 5/16 x 8 7/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark; lacking the blank space and inscription at bottom)

Accession Number

B229

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, right 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 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock