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The Adoration of the Magi


Verso, upper left-center, in pen and black ink, the mark of Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937), 1824; verso, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, "MMS. The Mangin Coll. 1807"; verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)


Possibly Alexander Mangin, Dublin (1732-1802)(see note on verso of print); Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937), 1824; Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

About 1540–60

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 8

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