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Juno Turning Callisto into a Bear (from a series illustrating Ovid's Metamorphoses)

Inscription

in plate, in lower margin, left: Magna Jouis coniux miré indignata quod esset/Fedare ethereos Parrhasis ausa thoros.; right: Pellice prostrata, vulsisqz infesta capillis,/Pulchra ea deformis iussit vt vrsa foret.; lower left: 16

Signed

not signed

Marks

watermark [not identified]; verso, purple MFA Babcock Bequest stamp, with accession number in ink: 1730

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 058

Accession Number

B1730

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