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The Anchorites SS Anthony and Paul in the Desert

The title "St. Elias" is Bartsch's; Passavant is the source for the title "The Anchorites SS Anthony and Paul in the Desert." This impression, of an outline block only, is identical to that illustrated in The Illustrated Bartsch, vol. 48, p. 120, and described there (and in the original Bartsch)...

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Verso, bottom right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

St. Elias

early 18th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII, IV, 29; Passavant VI, p. 221, no. 29

Accession Number

1975.616

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

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