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The Men of Ithaca Separated by Athena in the Guise of Mentor

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Recto at left in graphite pencil: 117 Verso at right in graphite pencil: 8 [in a double circle] Verso at right in graphite pencil: 21 [in a circle] Verso lower right in blue pencil: 3000 Verso lower center in graphite pencil: Felice Giani ...[illegible]


Verso lower right stamped in blue ink-- an unidentified mark: square containing a star and a halo [?]


Hill-Stone, Inc., New York; sold by them to a private collector, London, England; repurchased by Hill-Stone, Inc.; from whom purchased by MFA, September 2001.

Credit Line

Charles Potter Kling Fund

about 1800


Overall: 41 x 55.7cm (16 1/8 x 21 15/16 in.) Framed: 79.7 x 91.4 cm (31 3/8 x 36 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink and brush and brown wash over graphite pencil


Prints and Drawings