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The Temptation of the Idler

After the Dürer engraving, Bartsch 76

Marks

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in gray ink, the mark of The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); verso, lower center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (Lugt 1309); verso, center, stamped in violet ink (almost completely faded), the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

The Rev. J. Burleigh James, Knowbury Park, Shropshire (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 1425); 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 XIV, 415, 651 (copy)(or possibly a copy directly from Dürer)

Accession Number

P1298

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