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Sibyl

Inscription

Verso, upper center, in pen and brown ink, "Sir Joshua's Sale / 1792"

Marks

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

about 1640

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.087.3; Takahatake 14, only state

Accession Number

B4103

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in brown and black

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