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Identification and Creation
Object Number
G2936
People
Anonymous Italy (Florence), 15th c., Italian, Florentine (active 1465 - 1480)
Anonymous Italy (Florence) 1499, Italian (15th century)
Title
Youth and Girl Each Offering the Other a Fruit
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: so-called Otto prints
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1470
Culture
Italian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/277015
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Engraving with drawn additions in brown ink
Technique
Engraving
Dimensions
sheet: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: upper, center, brown ink, handwritten, Italian: inscribed at upper center: o' amore te[?nga] q[uest]a piglia q[uest]a
  • coat of arms: central roundel, brown ink: In central roundel, in brown ink, the Medici coat-of-arms (6 balls ['palle'] in circular orientation, the top one inscribed with 3 fleur-de-lys) accompanied by parallel hatching to suggest a convex design.
Provenance
Ernst Peter Otto, Leipzig, purchased at public sale, 1783, bequeathed to heirs, 1799.
Heirs of Ernst Peter Otto, inherited, 1799, sold through the Leipzig dealer Weigel, 1851-52.
Baron Phillipe de Stosch, Florence, purchased, 1757, bequeathed to Heinrich Wilhelm Muzel, 1757.
Heinrich Wilhelm Muzel (called Stosch Walton), inherited from Baron Philippe de Stosch, 1757, sold at public sale, 1783.
Francis Calley Gray, Collector, bequest to nephew, 1856.
William Gray, bequest from uncle, 1856, gift to Harvard University, 1857.
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
State
unique impression
Standard Reference Number
B. XIII 143.2, H. AIV 16
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray
Object Number
G2936
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Marjorie B. Cohn and Harvard University Art Museums/ Harvard University Press, Francis Calley Gray and Art Collecting for America (Cambridge, MA, 1986), p. 209, fig. 12

Kristin A. Mortimer and William G. Klingelhofer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums and Abbeville Press (Cambridge and New York, 1986), no. 317, p. 272, repr.

Stephan Wolohojian and Alvin L. Clark, Jr., Harvard Art Museum/ Handbook, ed. Stephan Wolohojian, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, 2008), p. 61, repr.

Exhibition History

Fine Art for Harvard: The Gray Collection of Engravings, Fogg Art Museum, 09/02/1986 - 11/02/1986

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