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Portrait of Giovanni Battista Spada

Inscription

In the tone block, lower left, "Moretti Inta.io"

Marks

Verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

late 17th–early 18th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Print not listed in Nagler or Le Blanc

Accession Number

1975.618

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in gray-green and black

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