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The Climbers

This print is the copy of Bartsch 487 described by him. This impression appears to be an early state, before the legend "MIC ANGELUS B A" was added to the tablet on the face of the river bank, and before the initials "M.L." were added in the lower right corner. The impression has richer...

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Verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)


Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

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Harvey D. Parker Collection

mid 16th–late 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV, 361, 487 (the copy in reverse described by Bartsch)


Sheet: 27.7 x 22.5 cm (10 7/8 x 8 7/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

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