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The Centaur Chiron Instructing Achilles in Music (from a series of 12, "Varii Capricci, E Paesi")

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Inscription

At right within image etched monogram of G. B. Castiglione / 1758/ monogram of A. M. Zanetti; b.c. etched in plate, dedication: Eruditiy.mo ac perdilecto Patrucli Ant. M. Zanetti Alex. F; l.r. etched in plate: Antonius M. Zanetti Hier F. dono dedit et dicavit

Marks

L.l.. stamp of Lord Spencer; verso, Spencer (?) inventory stamp: 389

Provenance

Earl Spencer, Althorp ( Lugt 2341a); Joel Bergquist, Stanford, CA; purchased by MFA Sept. 2001

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis

1758

Catalogue Raisonné

Bozzolato 2, II/IV

Dimensions

Platemark: 21 x 29.8 cm (8 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.) Sheet: 23 x 32.5 cm (9 1/16 x 12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2001.641

Medium or Technique

Etching

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