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Aeneas Carrying Anchises

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Marks

Recto, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); verso, lower right, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a); verso, lower right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a); Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

1518

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.104.12

Dimensions

Sheet: 52.6 x 37.9 cm (20 11/16 x 14 15/16 in.)(trimmed into, or slightly inside of, the borderline)

Accession Number

64.1089

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in four shades of grayish brown

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