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Leda and the Swan

Marks

Recto, top left, stamped in black ink, an unidentified collector's mark (similar to, but not identical with, Lugt 2850, an unidentified mark); recto, bottom center, stamped in black ink, an unidentified collector's mark (Lugt 2605); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Two unidentified collectors (Lugt 2605 and a mark similar to Lugt 2850); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

mid–1540s

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 140; Massari 17, only state; Illustrated Bartsch 140, only state

Accession Number

P1352

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