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Battus Changed into a Stone (from a series illustrating Ovid's Metamorphoses)

Inscription

in plate, in lower margin: Septenis Phebo inflatur dum fistula cannis,/Dioxit Atlantiades in iuga celsa boues. right: Indicat hoc Tattus; Maia mox ringitur ortus/Fit Battusqz index ille repente lapis; lower left: 16

Signed

not signed

Marks

verso, purple MFA Babcock Bequest stamp, with accession number in ink: 1731; in graphite: 1/2/ -

Provenance

1900, bequest of William P. Babcok (1826-1899, Boston and Paris).

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch III.107.66

Accession Number

B1731

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