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Title:
Flying Mercury
Artist(s):
Date:
17th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Black And White Chalk On Tan Laid Paper Mounted On Multiple Support
Dimensions:
Sheet: 1090 x 760 mm (42 15/16 x 29 15/16 in.) irreg.
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

with Galerie Grunwald, 1983.

Accession Number:
1983.2.20
Acquisition Date:
1983-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Art Trust Fund, Bruno and Sadie Adriani, and Mrs. Marshall Hale Fisher Funds

Exhibition History:

FAMSF, CPLH: Recent Aquisitions of the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts: Part I, 1500-1940, 12 Jan - 17 March, 1985;
FAMSF, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum: Italian Old Master Drawings from the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, 2 Feb - 24 April 1994;
Note that there are extensive files in the WRPCL on this work which received extensive work shortly after its acquisition;
CPLH, 20 years of collecting: Director's Choice, 17 June - 13 Sept 1987.
CPLH, The First Fifty Years, Celebrating the AFGA, 1948 - 1998, 18 April - 5 July 1998.