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The Rape of Proserpina

Marks

Verso, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, "S.R.K. / From A.C. Whipple. / In exchange. / 1889."; verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Koehler Collection (Lugt 1581)

Provenance

A.C. Whipple; Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); his gift to the MFA October 20, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler

about 1650–55

Catalogue Raisonné

Nagler 9 (as Giovanni Cesare Testa); Le Blanc 7 (as G.C. Testa); Bellini (Pietro Testa) 54, ii/ii (rejected attributions); Bellini (Giovanni Cesare Testa) 6, ii/ii; Cropper 123; Illustrated Bartsch (Pietro Testa) 62, ii/ii (erroneous attributions)

Accession Number

K2175

Medium or Technique

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