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Six putti playing with the arms of Mars, four holding onto a large lance, one on the left wearing a helmet and a sword belt, holding a shield upright, and one placing a garland of flowers and leaves in a basket at right

Artist:
Benigno Bossi (Italian, 1727–1792)
Artist:
After Ennemond Alexandre Petitot (French, Lyons 1727–1801 Parma)
Date:
1769
Medium:
Etching and engraving
Dimensions:
plate: 6 7/8 x 12 in. (17.4 x 30.5 cm) sheet: 7 1/2 in. (19 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Bequest of Phyllis Massar, 2011
Accession Number:
2012.136.116
Not on view
Inscription: Lettered along bottom at left: 'Cav. E. A. Peitot inv.c.e dis.o' and at right: 'Bossi inc. Parma 1769'
Phyllis D. Massar; Donor: Phyllis D. Massar
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