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Mercury and the Three Graces

Artist:
Agostino Carracci (Italian, Bologna 1557–1602 Parma)
Artist:
After Jacopo Tintoretto (Jacopo Robusti) (Italian, Venice 1519–1594 Venice)
Date:
1589
Medium:
Engraving
Dimensions:
7 5/8 x 9 3/4 in. (19.4 x 24.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.78.1(373)
Not on view
Inscription: Lower right: Iacobus Tinctoretus pixit; in margin: Spectator fi scire cupis quid picta tabella est, Est Iovis et Maiae filius, et Charites.; lower right on rock: A. C.
Possibly Thomas Herbert, eighth earl of Pembroke (British, 1656–1733, Wilton House, Wiltshire); By descent to Reginald Herbert, fifteenth earl of Pembroke (British, 1880–1960, Wilton House, Wiltshire)
Bartsch, XVIII.104.117; De Grazia Bohlin, no.149; Bohn 1995, no. 3901.155, first state of three
Adam von Bartsch Le Peintre graveur. Vienna, 1803.



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