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Marks

Recto, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); verso, upper right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

Friedrich August II, King of Saxony, Dresden (1797-1854)(Lugt 971); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

Chronos (Allegory of Time)

about 1533–50

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.125.27, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 32.2 x 44.1 cm (12 11/16 x 17 3/8 in.)(trimmed to, or into, the borderline)

Accession Number

64.1110

Medium or Technique

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

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