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Mars, Venus, and Cupid

Marks

Recto, bottom right-center, stamped in black ink, the mark of Joannes Michiel Rysbrack, Antwerp, London (1693-1770)(Lugt 1912); verso, upper center, in pencil, an unidentified paraph (not in Lugt); verso, lower left-center, in pen and brown ink, an unidentified collector's mark (not in Lugt); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282); recto of backing sheet, lower left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Alfred Morrison, London (1821-1897)(Lugt 151); recto of backing sheet, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Sir Joshua Reynolds, London (1723-1792)(Lugt 2364); recto of backing sheet, lower left, stamped in black ink, the mark of T. Jefferson Coolidge, Jr., Boston (1863-1920)(Lugt 1429); verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Joannes Michiel Rysbrack, Antwerp, London (1693-1770)(Lugt 1912); two unidentified collectors (marks not in Lugt); Sir Joshua Reynolds, London (1723-1792)(Lugt 2364); Alfred Morrison, London (1821-1897)(Lugt 151); T. Jefferson Coolidge, Jr., Boston (1863-1920)(Lugt 1429); by descent to Amory Coolidge, Boston; his gift to the MFA December 9, 1943

Credit Line

Gift of Amory Coolidge

1508

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV, 257, 345, ii/ii; Passavant 136

Accession Number

43.1375

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