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The Virgin and Child

Marks

Verso of backing sheet, lower left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); verso of backing sheet, lower left, stamped in gray-brown ink, the mark of Juan Jorge (John J.) Peoli, New York, Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); verso of backing sheet, lower right, in pen and black ink, an unidentified collector's mark (the initials "G.E.R.")(Lugt 1150); verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); Juan Jorge (John J.) Peoli, New York, Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); an unidentified collector ("G.E.R.")(Lugt 1150); Dr. William Norton Bullard, Boston (1853-1931); his gift to the MFA April 1, 1923

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard

1632 or after

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.053.6; Takahatake 9, only state

Accession Number

23.992

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks, gray, brown, and black

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