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Venus Ordering Psyche to Sort a Heap of Grain

Marks

Verso, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); verso, bottom left-center, stamped in teal blue ink, the mark of Louis Galichon, Paris (1829-1893)(Lugt 1060); verso, bottom left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); Louis Galichon, Paris (1829-1893)(Lugt 1060); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1530s

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 60, i/iii (before the inscription)

Accession Number

P1423

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