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The Nativity

Inscription

in plate, in sign upper left: 1504/D [Dürer monogram]

Signed

not signed

Marks

verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; collector's stamp in black, within a palette: JB [James Burleigh; Lugt 1425]; MFA stamp in purple: M.F.A./H.D.P. Coll./No. [in ink] 6795; in ink: G.L.; in graphite: Copy 2; 371; 261

Provenance

Reverend James Burleigh (mid 19th-century, British); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

Alvin 152; Mauquoy-Hendrickx 251

Accession Number

P6795

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