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Hercules and the Nemean Lion

Marks

Recto of backing sheet, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Peter Vischer, Basel (1751-1823)(Lugt 2115); recto of backing sheet, lower left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso of backing sheet, lower left, the same mark; verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Peter Vischer, Basel (1751-1823)(Lugt 2115); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

about 1510–1550

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.119.17, i/ii

Accession Number

P2915

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from the line block only, in black

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