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St. John the Baptist in the Desert


Recto, bottom right-center, the blindstamp of Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil, Paris (1778-1864)(Lugt 2200); verso, bottom right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)


Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil, Paris (1778-1864)(Lugt 2200); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

About 1530–50

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.073.17, probably i/ii

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in light gray-green and dark green or black


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