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Ixion Embracing a Cloud, Thinking It is Juno

Marks

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

late 1560s

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 121; Massari 202; Illustrated Bartsch 121, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.6 x 10.6 cm (5 3/8 x 4 3/16 in.) Platemark: 13.4 x 10.3 cm (5 1/4 x 4 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

B646.4

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

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