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Alexander the Great Preserving the Works of Homer

Marks

Recto, lower right, just outside the corner of the platemark, the blindstamp of the Calcografia di Roma (Lugt 426e); verso, right center, 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

early 16th–mid 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 207, Copy A; Passavant VI, 23, 117 (copy)

Dimensions

Sheet: 48.5 x 65.7 cm (19 1/8 x 25 7/8 in.) Platemark: 25.6 x 40.2 cm (10 1/16 x 15 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

M12333

Medium or Technique

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