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The Cumaean Sibyl

This print is an impression of the print from London used in The Illustrated Bartsch to illustrate Bartsch XIV, 109, 123. The MFA print accession number P1242 is a deceptively similar print, and seems to be by the better hand. P1242 is therefore catalogued as the original of Bartsch 123, and...

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Marks

Verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, an unidentified collector's mark (not in Lugt); verso, bottom center, stamped in black ink, the mark of Count Gregory Sergeievitch Stroganoff, Rome (died 1910)(Lugt 550); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt282a)

Provenance

Count Gregory Sergeievitch Stroganoff, Rome (died 1910)(Lugt 550); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); by bequest to Lydia Evans Tunnard, New Haven, Connecticut (1913-1980); her gift to the MFA December 15, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lydia Evans Tunnard in memory of W. G. Russell Allen

early 16th–mid 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV, 109, 123 (copy)(see Notes)

Accession Number

65.1779

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