The St. Severin depicted in this plate is either St. Severin of Bordeaux or St. Severin of Cologne, both of whom have the same Feast Day; the two saints may be the same person.
Verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left and lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)
Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897
Harvey D. Parker Collection
- Jacques Callot, French, 1592–1635
Lieure 1186-1187, ii/ii
Sheet: 11.8 x 12.5 cm (4 5/8 x 4 15/16 in.)(cut in the middle of the plate and lacking the top half; with c. 1-3 mm margins at the sides and bottom)
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