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Four Scholars Amidst Broken Tombs (Temporalis Aeternitas)

Marks

Verso, lower left, stamped in blue ink, the mark of Karl Ferdinand Friedrich von Nagler, Bavaria, Berlin (1770-1846)(Lugt 2529); verso, lower center, stamped in black ink, the mark of the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin (Lugt 1606); verso, lower left-center, in black ink, the duplicate stamp of the Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin (Lugt 2398); verso, upper center, in pen and brown ink, "S.R.K. [Sylvester Rosa Koehler] / From A.C. Whipple. / In exchange. / 1889"; verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); verso, right center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Koehler Collection (Lugt 1581)

Provenance

Karl Ferdinand Friedrich von Nagler, Bavaria, Berlin (1770-1846)(Lugt 2529); Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin (Lugt 1606, 2398); A.C. Whipple; Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); his gift to the MFA October 20, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler

1645

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 25; Illustrated Bartsch 25, iii/iv

Accession Number

K2184

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