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Hercules and the Nemean Lion

Inscription

Recto, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, "VGO DA CARPI"

Marks

Verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

early 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.117.15, only state

Accession Number

64.1100

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in gray-green and black

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