Venus and Cupids

early 16th century
Ugo da Carpi (Italian, active about 1502–1532), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.107.3

Dimensions

Sheet: 26.6 x 40.3 cm (10 1/2 x 15 7/8 in.)(trimmed around the oval image)

Accession Number

64.1091

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in yellow-brown, brown, red-brown, and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom right-center, stamped in black ink, the mark of Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); verso of backing sheet, upper right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen