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Adoration of the Shepherds

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Apart from his output as a reproductive engraver and etcher, few facts are known about Stock's life. He is believed to have been born about 1580, possibly in Antwerp. He may have learned engraving from Jacques de Gheyn. In 1613, he joined the artist's guild in The Hague. About 1641, he was...

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Hill-Stone (New York); from whom purchased by MFA, 19 September 2007.

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Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

1609 or earlier

Catalogue Raisonné

H. 3 i/III; W. 2; Roethlisberger (Bloemaert) 49


Sheet: 37.7 x 30.2 cm (14 13/16 x 11 7/8 in.) Platemark: 35.9 x 28.4 cm (14 1/8 x 11 3/16 in.)

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