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The Adoration of the Shepherds

Marks

Recto, lower left, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Dr. Edward Peart, London and Butterwick (1756/58-1824)(Lugt 891); recto, bottom right center, stamped in black ink, the mark of George Hibbert, London (1757-1837)(Lugt 2849); recto, bottom right center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of William Esdaile, London (1758-1837)(Lugt 2617); recto, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, an unidentified collector's mark ("pam"?)(not in Lugt); verso, top right, in pen and brown ink, the mark of John Barnard, London (d.1784)(Lugt 1419); verso, top right, in pen and black ink, "Richard Ford / Feby. 8th 1824 [?] / from Mr. Esdaile's collection" (Lugt 937); verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Rev. John Griffith, Oxford (1806-1885)(Lugt 1464); verso, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, "1822 WE [William Esdaile] Dr. Peart's sale No 61 x" (Lugt 2617); verso, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, "Formerly in Mr. Hibbert's colln., which was sold in 1809."; verso, bottom right center, stamped in red ink, the mark of John P. Heseltine, London (1843-1929)(Lugt 1508); verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

John Barnard, London (d. 1784)(Lugt 1419); George Hibbert, London (1757-1837)(Lugt 2849); Dr. Edward Peart, London and Butterwick (1756/58-1824)(Lugt 891); William Esdaile, London (1758-1837)(Lugt 2617); Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937); Rev. John Griffith, Oxford (1806-1885)(Lugt 1464); John P. Heseltine, London (1843-1929)(Lugt 1508); an unidentified collector ("pam"?)(not in Lugt); Richard H. Zinser, New York; from whom purchased January 10, 1946

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund

Adoration of the Shepherds

early 16th–mid 16th century

Accession Number

46.5

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