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The Holy Family

Inscription

Upper left, in the line block, "1550"; bottom, in the lightest block, "ANTONIVS CREMONENSIS I.V."

Marks

Recto, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

1550

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.058.14; Nagler, Monogrammisten, I, 1068, 2; Le Blanc 2

Accession Number

1975.515

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in three shades of gray-green

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