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Venus and Mercury

about 1600
Jan Harmensz Muller (Dutch, 1571–1628), After Bartholomaus Spranger (Netherlandish, 1546–1611), Publisher Claes Jansz Visscher, Jr. (Netherlandish, 1586–1652)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 068; New Hollstein 68 iv/iv-v

Accession Number

65.965

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in purple ink -- mark of E. Fabricius (Lugt 847a)
Verso, lower left, stamped in purple ink -- mark of E. Fabricius (Lugt 919bis)
Verso, lower right, stamped in black ink -- mark of Thomas Graf (Lugt 1092a)

Provenance

E. Fabricius (died about 1920, Berlin, Lugt 847a & 919bis); possibly sold, Berlin, Amsler & Ruthard, May 23-8, 1921 [not verified]; Thomas Graf (1878-1951, Berlin, Lugt 1092a); P. & D. Colnaghi (London, stock no C33643); from who purchased by MFA, September 22, 1965.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard