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Venus (or Galatea) Riding on Dolphins

Marks

Verso, 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

1590s

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 129; Bohlin 181, only state; Illustrated Bartsch 203, only state

Accession Number

B838

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