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Sleeping Cupid

Marks

Verso, bottom center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); by bequest to Lydia Evans Tunnard, New Haven, Connecticut (1913-1980); her gift to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

mid 17th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.107.2; Takahatake 17, only state

Accession Number

1975.600

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in blue-green and black

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