Between the 1950s and 1980s, acquired by Samuel Josefowitz (Lausanne, Switzerland and Whitchurch, England); March 19, 2004, sold by Josefowitz to Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo (Naples, FL); 2010, gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 26, 2011). Print has two collectors stamps on verso, difficult to read.
Gift of Eijk and Rose-Marie van Otterloo
- Monogrammist I.B. with the Bird (Giovanni Battista Palumba), Italian, 16th century
TIB 25, Commentary, p. 141 illus. first state with monogram IB. TIB 25, no. 46, as reworked by Nicoletto da Modena, monogram hidden; Hind 9, second (final) state with the rework by Nicoletto; TIB 25.118.46 and 25 (Commentary).140.004, second (final) state
Sheet: 15 x 9.9 cm (5 7/8 x 3 7/8 in.)
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