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Orfeo

Inscription

Inscribed in lower margin. At r. in pencil: "To Charles Sumner/ with the respects of the author/ Rome Oct. 1840". At l. in brown ink: "To Francis Lieber/ from his friend/ Charles Sumner/ Boston, August 5th 1841/ (in Greek) The Hope of America"

Provenance

Charles Sumner, Boston; Francis Lieber, Boston; Paul William Garber (Consulate to Chile), Boston, MA; gift to MFA Feb. 16, 1978

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Paul William Garber

1840

Catalogue Raisonné

Plate, framed

Accession Number

1978.73

Medium or Technique

Engraving

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