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Phaeton's Sisters Changed into Poplars, and Cygnus into a Swan (from a series illustrating Ovid's Metamorphoses)

Inscription

in plate, in lower margin, left: Excipit Eridanus Phäetonta tepentibus vdis/Fulmineo excussuui celitus igne Fouis.; right: Deplorant tumulum Clymene, Heliadesqz soreres,/Quas Dy populea fronde repente tegunt.; lower left: 4

Signed

not signed

Marks

verso, purple MFA Babcock Bequest stamp, with accession number in ink: 1728

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 054

Accession Number

B1728

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