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The Adoration of the Shepherds

This impression is of a state undescribed by Bartsch. Bartsch's first state has the numeral "VIII", and his second state the inscription "AC.IN - VIII"; this impression has the numeral "III".

Marks

Verso, upper left, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp (middle of the 19th century), Manchester (Lugt 2650); verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896), New York (Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870).

Provenance

William Sharp (middle of the 19th century), Manchester (Lugt 2650); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896), New York (Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

about 1665–75

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 02 (see Notes)

Accession Number

P13871

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