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The Virgin and Child with Abbott

Inscription

in plate, above engraved border, upper center, but in reverse: ludwicus abbas anno domini [1477, in gothic script]; in banderole above abbot's head, also in reverse: jesu verbum sumi patris serua seruos tue matris

Signed

lower center, below engraved border, but in reverse: wolfgangus aurifaber

Marks

verso, collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall, Lugt 1309]

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); acquired by the MFA 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1477

Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 080a; Bartsch 13

Accession Number

P879

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