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Moses Breaking the Tablets of Law

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Inscription

Inventory numbers inscribed in brown ink on the versos: 90053–90059

Provenance

Friedrich August II of Saxony (1797-1854, Dresden, Lugt 971) and by descent; W. G. Russell Allen (1882-1955, Boston); his bequest to MFA, accessioned 2004.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

late 16th–early 17th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.022.4(2)

Dimensions

Framed: 124.5 x 184.2 cm (49 x 72 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2004.629

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in black and two shades of gray, on eight sheets

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