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Pastorale with Shepherds and their Flocks among Classical RuinsSi studia consolarla, e darle speme Che uscira in bene il mal, ch'ora la preme (One tries to console her (the cow) and give her hope that everything that weighed upon her before will come out

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By 1979, John Goelet, New York; 1979, gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 14, 1979)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet

Will come out well in the end

Catalogue Raisonné

Schleier and Grasso 158


Platemark: 31.8 x 45.7 cm (12 1/2 x 18 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching with aquatint


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