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The Annunciation

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom left, "Nico Van Aelst for."; in pen and brown ink, bottom right, "V Salimbeni.".

Marks

Verso, bottom left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

late 16th–early 17th century

Accession Number

P13780

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

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