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The Descent from the Cross

Marks

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

early 16th–mid 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 32, copy B; Passavant VI, 14, 13 (copy)

Accession Number

B2460

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