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A Large Basin with a Battle of the Sea Gods and the Arms of Joannes Vitello

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Inscription

Thomassin (engraver), Passeri (designer)'s names in center ring; also Vitello's name

Marks

Verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Hill-Stone, Inc., New York: from whom purchased December 13, 2000

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

1617–19

Catalogue Raisonné

Nagler 66

Dimensions

Sheet: 57.4 x 58.7 cm (22 5/8 x 23 1/8 in.)(trimmed slightly within the platemark at the top and right) Platemark (diameter): 57.3 cm (22 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.1001

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