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Venus and Cupids

Marks

Verso of backing sheet, bottom, stamped in blue-violet ink, the mark of the Kunsthalle, Hamburg (Lugt 1328); verso of backing sheet, bottom, in blue-green ink, the duplicate stamp of the Kunsthalle, Hamburg (Lugt 686); verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Kunsthalle, Hamburg (Lugt 1328, 686); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

early 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.107.3, only state

Accession Number

64.1093

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in tan, brown, and two blocks of black

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