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The Sacrifice of Abraham

In this impression, the dedication to Francesco Maria delle Rovere, and an area above the dedication, have been cut out and replaced with a dedication to Cesare Menconi and a coat of arms. The new dedication is dated 1634.

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA March 26, 1986

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

1586

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.022.4 (first part); Meyer 3

Dimensions

Sheet (overall): 78.1 x 172.1 cm (30 3/4 x 67 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1986.116

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from the line block only

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