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A Sibyl Reading

Marks

Recto, upper right, in pen and black ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1660; verso, bottom left-center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1660; W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

early 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.089.6, Copy [B] (initials BVI partially visible)

Accession Number

64.1074

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in green and dark brown

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