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Pomona and Nymphs Bringing Offerings to Venus and Mars

Inscription

On the pedestal, in the left center of the plate, "EXCD / ANT SAL / 1542"; in the lower margin, "FUGGI GRA TEMPO LA CASTA POMONA . . ."

Marks

Verso, bottom left, stamped in dark gray-violet ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, bottom right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1542

Accession Number

P1383

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