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The Cumaean Sibyl

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Inscription

Signed, and inscribed in upper left: NASCETU....DE VIRGINE DONATO CRETI

Provenance

November 23-25, 1983, anonymous (German private collector) sale, Lempertz, Cologne, lot 1482. 1984, sold by Piero Corsini, New York and London, to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 11, 1984)

Credit Line

Purchased by Friends of John Walsh, in Honor of his tenure as Mrs. Russell Baker Curator of Paintings

about 1730

Dimensions

43.8 x 37.5 cm (17 1/4 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1984.138

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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