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St. Philip and St. Matthew

Marks

Recto, bottom right, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Esdaile, London (1758-1837)(Lugt 2617); verso, lower center, in pen and brown ink, the word "Mariette" (probably Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(cf. Lugt 1789)); verso, bottom left, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Esdaile ("1827 -- WE Frankfort 20--"); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

[Probably] Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(cf. Lugt 1789); William Esdaile, London (1758-1837)(Lugt 2617); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

late 16th–mid 17th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.076.24

Accession Number

P1648

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in tan, gray-brown, and black

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