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Menippus (Moenippus), the Philosopher

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Inscription

Manuscript inscription

Provenance

Valentín Carderera y Solano (?), Madrid (1796-1880); Sir William Stirling (later Stirling-Maxwell), Bart of Keir (1818-1878); Brigadier-General Archibald Stirling, of Keir; Colnaghi, London; Purchased by MFA, Boston (Lugt 282), through Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); Purchased Sept. 13, 1951.

Credit Line

1951 Purchase Fund

MENIPO FILOSOFO

MOENIPPUS

1778

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 014, I, 2; Delteil 017

Dimensions

Platemark: 30 x 22 cm (11 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.) Sheet: 41 x 29.7 cm (16 1/8 x 11 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1717

Medium or Technique

Etching with drypoint letters, and pen and ink inscription; working proof

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