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Augustus and the Tiburtine Sibyl

This print is a copy of the print illustrated in Illustrated Bartsch. Note particularly the differences in the wall behind the column in the upper right corner.


Verso, upper left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)


W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

early 16th–mid 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.090.8 (copy)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in black and three shades of gray-green


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