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An Infant Sleeping on a Cross and Skull

Inscription

Lower left, apparently printed from the line block, the letters "DAECA"(?)

Marks

Verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, an unidentified mark (not in Lugt); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

An unidentified collector (mark not in Lugt); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

17th–mid 17th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch; Passavant VI, 233, 52

Accession Number

1975.424

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in brown and black, with some hand touches of white, and some apparent brown watercolor

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