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The Rat Poison Seller

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Inscription

In plate lower right: RHL 1632 (last two digits reversed) Later inscriptions or marks: Verso center in graphite pencil: b. gn Verso left in graphite pencil: a13319 Verso lower left in graphite pencil: B.121 CL. 123 Verso lower left in graphite pencil: SS Verso lower left in graphite pencil: B.121 Verso lower center stamped in red ink--mark of Sewall, Lugt 1309

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1632

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 121; Hind 97 iii

Dimensions

Platemark: 13.7 x 12.3 cm (5 3/8 x 4 13/16 in.) Sheet: 13.9 x 12.4 cm ( 5 1/2 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

P514

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint

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