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Mercury Breaking Panpipes

Marks

Verso, lower center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1732; verso, bottom left, in pen and black ink, the mark of Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Settrington, Yorkshire (1771-1823)(Lugt 1897), 1813; verso, lower center, in pen and black ink, the mark of Robert Balmanno, London (1780-c.1863)(Lugt 213), 1828 ("from Sir Mark Masterman Sykes's Sale"); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1732; Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Settrington, Yorkshire (1771-1823)(Lugt 1897), 1813; Robert Balmanno, London (1780-c.1863)(Lugt 213), 1828; Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(cf. Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1530s

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch

Accession Number

P13738

Medium or Technique

Etching

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