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Libyan Sibyl

Marks

Verso, lower edge, stamped in black ink -- mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot (Lugt 119)

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot (1790-1876, Paris, Lugt 119); his sale, Paris, Danlos, Delisle, and Pawlowski, April 16-May 12, 1877, lot 1703, on April 25; Fitzroy Carrington (1869-1954, born Surbiton, Surrey, England, active in New York and Boston); from whom purchased by MFA, March 16, 1922.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

1480–90

Catalogue Raisonné

Hind I C.II.02B ii; Bartsch, XIII, 93, no. 10.

Accession Number

22.1057

Medium or Technique

Engraving (Broad manner)

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