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Raphael and his Mistress

Bartsch describes two variants of this print, one with a shadow behind the woman's back, and one without. This impression has a shadow behind the woman's back, but it is shaped differently from the one illustrated in The Illustrated Bartsch. Furthermore, the work behind Raphael's head looks like...

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Verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)


W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

mid 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.141.3 (see Notes)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from four blocks in four shades of gray-green


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