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An Architectural Stage Set


Recto, bottom left, in pen and black ink, "Joh. Fredeman de Vries 1527."


Recto, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)


Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

mid 16th–early 17th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in orange-brown, red-brown, and black


Prints and Drawings