Requires Photography

Venus

1517
Domenico Campagnola (Italian, 1500–1564)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 7; Hind 13, only state; Illustrated Bartsch 10, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.5 x 13.2 cm (3 3/4 x 5 3/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M27588

Medium or Technique

Engraving and stipple

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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