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Three Cupids

Inscription

In plaque at lower right: "FR: PAR: / INVENTOR"

Marks

Recto, bottom right, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Esdaile, London (1758-1837)(Lugt 2617); recto, bottom left, the blindstamp of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1310); verso, upper right, in pen and black ink, the mark of Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937), 1824; verso, bottom left, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Esdaile, London (1758-1837)(Lugt 2617), 1833; verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, bottom left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937), 1824; William Esdaile, London (1758-1837)(Lugt 2617), 1833; Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

mid 16th century

Accession Number

P1471

Medium or Technique

Engraving, printed in brown ink

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