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Saint Anthony's Vision of the Christ Child


By 1966, private collection, Munich [see note 1]. 1968, with Kurt Rossacher (b. 1918 – d. 1988), Pro Arte, Salzburg; 1968, sold by Rossacher to Jeptha H. Wade (b. 1924 – d. 2008), Belmont, MA; 2011, bequest of Jeptha H. Wade to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 21, 2011) NOTES: [1] First published and illustrated by Gerhard Woeckel, “Unbekannte religiöse Bildwerke und Handzeichnungen Ignaz Günthers,” Alte und Moderne Kunst 86 (1966): 20-26.

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Bequest of Jeptha H. Wade in honor of Emily V. Wade

German, about 1750

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Medium or Technique

Painted wood