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Satyrs Mocking an Ass with Academic Pretentions

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WM: Staatliche Graphische Sammlung Veste Coburg, Lugt 451a

Provenance

About 1800, probably acquired by Duke Franz Friedrich Anton von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (b. 1750 – d. 1806), Coburg, Germany, and became part of the Graphische Sammlung Veste Coburg (Lugt 451a), Germany (Inventory no. IX,80,98); May 10-15, 1929, Veste Coburg duplicates sale, Boerner, Leipzig, included in lot 1181. November 27, 2003, anonymous sale (Auktion 82), Bassenge, Berlin, lot 5273, sold to James A. Bergquist, Newton, MA; 2011, sold by Mr. Bergquist to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Eleanor A. Sayre Fund

Les satyres ou les Moqueurs

Catalogue Raisonné

Weigert 272, iii/III; Montaiglon 328; Inventaire du fonds français / Preaud III/III

Dimensions

Sheet (trimmed to platemark): 23.5 x 19 cm (9 1/4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1750

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