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Bacchus and a Satyr


This impression lacks the initials "AG" that appear in the lower right corner of the impression in the British Museum, illustrated in Bellini, p. 161. From the illustration in Bellini, it looks as if the initials in the British Museum impression may possibly be a pen-and-ink addition.


Verso, left center, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th century)(Lugt 2650); verso, lower right, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)


Henry F. Sewall, N.Y.; date acquired: 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

mid 17th century

  • In the manner of Simone Cantarini, Italian (active in Pesaro and Bologna), 1612–1648
Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch; Bellini (Cantarini) 44 (rejected)

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