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Putti Teasing a Monkey

Inscription

Bottom right-center, engraved in the plate, "Gio. Iacomo Rossi formis Romae 1655"

Marks

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

1530s

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 34, after ii/ii, with the Rossi publication line

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.4 x 29.7 cm (8 13/16 x 11 11/16 in.) Platemark: 21.1 x 28.4 cm (8 5/16 x 11 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

B2568.3

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