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A Reliquary with the Pietà (excerpted illustration from the Wittenberg Heiligthumsbuch)

Inscription

verso: [letterpress in German]

Signed

not signed

Marks

verso, collector's stamp in black: WBS [William Bell Scott; Lugt 2607]; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 8883; in graphite: 8883 [circled]; 64369; B. 84

Provenance

William Bell Scott (1811-1890, London); acquired by the MFA December 1892

Credit Line

Gift of the class in the History of Engraving

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (relief) 084; Hollstein 96

Accession Number

M8883

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

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