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The Circumcision


Verso, upper left-center, in pen and black ink, the mark of Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937), 1823; verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, upper left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)


Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937), 1823; Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

The Presentation in the Temple

early 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.031.6, ii/ii

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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


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