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The Sons of Noah

Marks

Recto, bottom left, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Esdaile, London (1758-1837)(Lugt 2617); verso, bottom left, the same mark, 1833; verso, left, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); verso, bottom left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

William Esdaile, London (1758-1837)(Lugt 2617), 1833; William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Two Nude Men

early 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV, 345, 464 (copy in reverse); Passavant 123 (copy in reverse)(possibly the copy by Jacob Binck mentioned by Passavant)

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.3 x 11.7 cm (6 7/16 x 4 5/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P1203

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