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Venus and Cupid

1590
Cherubino Alberti (Italian, 1553–1615), After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, about 1497–about 1543)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 084; Meyer 087, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.3 x 14 cm (6 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.) Platemark: 16.1 x 13.9 cm (6 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

B226

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, 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

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock