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The Martyrdom of SS Peter and Paul


Verso, bottom right, stamped in gray-violet ink, the mark of Juan Jorge (John J.) Peoli, New York, Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); verso, bottom right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)


Juan Jorge (John J.)Peoli, New York, Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); his sale, New York, American Art Association, May 10-11, 1894, lot 2050; purchased there by MFA

Credit Line

Museum purchase

early 16th–mid 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.079.28, i/ii

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Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in three shades of brown


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