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The Adoration of the Shepherds

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom center, "P. Stephanonius. for:"; engraved in the plate, across the bottom, "P. S. F."; engraved in the plate, bottom right, "Girardo Fontana / Fredo Fecit 1579.".

Marks

Verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

W.S. Dexter, Boston; his gift to the MFA March 12, 1897

Credit Line

Gift of W. S. Dexter

1579

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch, Nagler, Passavant, or Le Blanc

Accession Number

M12212

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