The Triumph of Bacchus

mid 16th century
Formerly attributed to Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, 1520–1582), Possibly by Enea Vico (Italian, 1523–1567), After Perino del Vaga (Italian, 1501–1547)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (Ghisi) 46; Boorsch and Lewis R 5 (rejected attribution); not in Bellini

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.2 x 26.1 cm (7 9/16 x 10 1/4 in.)(trimmed around the oval borderline, except at the top, where it is cut straight across, lacking c. 10 mm)

Accession Number

B1669

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

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Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, center, in pen and black ink, the mark of Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris (1831-1901)(Lugt 670), 1872; verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

Ernest-Théophile Devaulx, Paris (1831-1901)(Lugt 670), 1872; William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock