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The Gladiator Rudiarius

Although this print was published in a two-volume work, the "Commentaria de Antiquis Sculptoribus," in Florence in 1784-86, it bears the inscription "Franc. Bartolozzi Scul. Venetiis", which indicates that it was etched when Bartolozzi was working in Venice. He came to London in 1764.

Marks

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1750s

Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 2250, ii/ii; Tuer 650

Accession Number

P10559

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