Twelve Children Dancing

1517
Domenico Campagnola (Italian, 1500–1564)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch; Hind 12, ii/ii; Illustrated Bartsch 14, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.3 x 12.6 cm (3 11/16 x 4 15/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M27589

Medium or Technique

Engraving, printed in reddish ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, lower right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Sir Peter Lely, London (1618-1680)(Lugt 2092); recto, lower left-center, stamped in black ink, the mark of Prosper Henry Lankrink, London (1628-1692)(Lugt 2090); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

17th or 18th century, probably purchased by either Philip Herbert, 5th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1621 - d. 1668), or his son Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1656 - d. 1733), Wilton House; by descent to their heirs, including Reginald Herbert, 15th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1880 - d. 1960), who sold 16 albums that contained the print collection; July 5-6, 1917, Wilton House sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 48 (2 prints), purchased for £15.10 by the MFA . (Accession Date: October, 1917)

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund