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Raphael and His Mistress


Verso of backing sheet, top center, in pen and black ink, the mark of Thomas Thane, London (1782-1846)(Lugt 811), May 1820; verso of backing sheet, lower left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)


Thomas Thane, London (1782-1846), May 1820; James B. Ames, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Suzannah C. Ames; her gift to the MFA January 16, 1985

Credit Line

Gift of Suzannah C. Ames

early 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.141.3, different version from either in Illustrated Bartsch


27.9 x 21.9 cm (11 x 8 5/8 in.)(trimmed outside the figures, but within the lightest tone block)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from four blocks in two shades of brown, violet-brown, and black


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