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Venus and Cupid Standing on Clouds

early 16th century
Jacopo Raibolini (Francia) (Italian, about 1486–1557)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XV.37.6, ii/ii (as anonymous follower of Marcantonio); Hind 6, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.4 x 20.8 cm (11 9/16 x 8 3/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M27830

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

John Rushout, 2nd Baron of Northwick (b. 1770 - d. 1859), Northwick Park, Worcester, and Thirlestane House, Gloucestershire; 1859, by inheritance to his nephew George Rushout, 3rd Baron of Northwick (b. 1811 - d. 1887); 1887, by inheritance to his widow, Elizabeth Augusta Warburton Rushout, Lady Northwick (b. 1832 - d. 1912), Northwick Park; 1912, by inheritance to her grandson, Captain Edward Georges Spencer-Churchill (b. 1876 - d. 1964), Northwick Park; May 28, 1918, sold by Captain Spencer-Churchill, Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, London, lot 49; 1918, purchased from that sale by the MFA through P. & D. Colnaghi and Obach (dealers, London) for £4.19. (Accession Date: May 1, 1918)

Credit Line

Special Print Fund