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Inscription

Recto, bottom, in pen and brown ink, "Francisco Parmisan"

Marks

Verso, lower right, stamped in purple ink, an unidentified collector's mark (not in Lugt); verso, lower center, stamped in blue ink, the mark of Mary Jane Morgan, New York (d. before 1886)(Lugt 1879); verso, bottom right-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, upper center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

An unidentified collector (mark not in Lugt); Mary Jane Morgan, New York (d. before 1886)(Lugt 1879); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

early 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.146.10, iii/iii

Accession Number

P1699

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in three shades of brown

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