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Mercury and the Three Graces

Marks

Recto, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, the mark of A. Bourduge, France (around 1800)(Lugt 70); verso, upper center, in pen and brown ink, an unidentified mark (not in Lugt); verso, bottom right, stamped in blue ink (twice), the mark of Emile-Louis Galichon, Paris (1829-1875)(Lugt 1058); 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

A. Bourduge, France (around 1800)(Lugt 70); an unidentified collector (not in Lugt); Emile-Louis Galichon, Paris (1829-1875)(Lugt 1058); William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

about 1589

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 117; Bohlin 149, i/iii; Illustrated Bartsch 155, i/iii

Accession Number

B833

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