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Cain Killing Abel

Marks

Verso, bottom right, stamped in gray ink, an unidentified collector's mark; verso, bottom right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

An unidentified collector (mark apparently not in Lugt); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA March 26, 1986

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

early 17th–mid 17th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch

Dimensions

Sheet: 38.5 x 25.1 cm (15 3/16 x 9 7/8 in.)(trimmed to, or slightly into, the borderline)

Accession Number

1986.124

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in light brown, brown, gray-brown, and black

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