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Circe Giving Drink to the Companions of Ulysses

Marks

Verso, bottom center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Collection (not in Lugt)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

mid 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.110.6, indeterminate state, but possibly i/ii, as the oval borderline is intact

Accession Number

64.1094

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in light yellow-brown and black

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