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The Madonna with the Pear

Inscription

in plate, upper center, in plaque: 1511; lower left, on plaque: [Dürer's monogram]

Signed

between the two trunks of a tree, middle right: IR

Marks

verso: collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18696

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York), from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 631; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 740 (II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 15.6 x 10.8 cm (6 1/8 x 4 1/4 in.) Sheet: 18 x 11.1 cm (7 1/16 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P18696

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