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Venus and Cupid

This print is another impression of the print from the British Museum used to illustrate the third state of Bartsch 286 in The Illustrated Bartsch. The print from the Albertina used to illustrate Bartsch's second state (of which MFA accession number P1253 is another impression) appears to be an...

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Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom left, "ANT. SAL. EXC."; engraved in the plate, bottom center, "Horatius Pacificus Formis"

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

1516

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV, 218, 286, iii/iii; Passavant 48 (see note)

Accession Number

B3593

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