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Venus and Sleeping Cupid

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Verso, upper center, in pen and brown ink, the signature "James Herrick (?) / 1800" (not in Lugt); verso, right center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

James Herrick (?), 1800 (not in Lugt); purchased from a street vendor in Parma by Richard W. Wallace, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 1980; his gift to the MFA September 15, 1999

Credit Line

Gift of Richard Wallace

1597

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 11

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.7 x 9.2 cm (6 15/16 x 3 5/8 in.)(trimmed on or within the platemark)

Accession Number

1999.482

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