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Dance of Fauns and Bacchants

This impression is of the right half of Bartsch 250 only, with the hand, tambourine, and skirt of the second bacchant on the original full plate burnished out. It is not the copy described by Bartsch.

Marks

Verso, lower left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Sir Joshua Reynolds, London (1723-1792)(Lugt 2364); verso, bottom left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Sir Joshua Reynolds, London (1723-1792)(Lugt 2364); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1516

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV, 203, 250 (right half only; see Notes); Passavant 43 (right half only)

Accession Number

P1249

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