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Venus and Cupid, with an Old Man Caressing a Young Woman in the Background

Marks

Verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of the British Museum, London (Lugt 302); verso, lower left, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the British Museum (Lugt 305); verso, left center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

British Museum, London (Lugt 302, 305); William Norton Bullard, Boston (1853-1931); his gift to the MFA April 1, 1923

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard

early 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XV.459.6; Hind 16, probably ii/ii (doubtful attribution)

Accession Number

23.981

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