Requires Photography

Venus and Anchises

before 1657
Carlo Cesio (Italian, 1626–1686), After Annibale Carracci (Italian (Bolognese), 1560–1609)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 21; Illustrated Bartsch 21, intermediate state between i/v and ii/v (see Notes)

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.2 x 22.7 cm (9 1/2 x 8 15/16 in.) Platemark: 23.4 x 21.9 cm (9 3/16 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

P13981

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, left center, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th century)(Lugt 2650); verso, bottom center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund