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Saint Jerome in His Study

Inscription

in plate, lower left to lower center: [two crossed swords within a circle] PESTIS*ERAM*FIFVS/MORIENS*TVA*MORS*ERO*PAPA [a rose]

Signed

in plate, on tablet, lower left: W.S.

Marks

verso: collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18708

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Dimensions

Platemark: 14.3 x 12.7 cm (5 5/8 x 5 in.) Sheet: 14.6 x 13.3 cm (5 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

P18708

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