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The Fight Between Cain and Abel (from the Genesis series, no. 15)

Inscription

in plate, within image, upper left: 15; below image: Consurrexit Cain aduersus fratrem/suum Abel, et occidit eum.

Signed

not signed

Marks

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 6784

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 072; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 15 (II)

Accession Number

P6784

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