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Stage Design for "L'Ortensio"

Marks

Recto, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1728; verso of backing sheet, lower center, the same mark; verso, bottom center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); verso of backing sheet, bottom center, the same mark; verso of backing sheet, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1728; Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA March 26, 1986

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

1589

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.156.29, i/ii; Meyer 38, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet (two sheets joined together): 44.9 x 35.4 cm (17 11/16 x 13 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.118

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from five blocks, in five shades of brown (with pen and wash additions to the inscription space, below)

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