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The Tomb of Leonora (Frontispiece to English translation of "Leonora," by Gottfried Augustus Burgher)

Inscription

Recto, bottom left, the word "Proof". This is apparently engraved in the plate, as the impression in the British Museum (1897, 1231.205) has the same inscription.

Marks

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, bottom right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1796

Catalogue Raisonné

De Vesme/Calabi 1687, a state between i/ii and ii/ii; Tuer 524[a]

Accession Number

P10551

Medium or Technique

Etching and stipple engraving

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