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The Virgin and Child, St. Sebastian, and a Bishop

Bartsch notes the initials "FBV" that appear on the Andreani printing, done in 1605, which he says stand for Federico Barocci (1535-1612). Given the dates of the two artists, if this print is by Ugo da Carpi, it cannot be after Barocci; and conversely, if it is after Barocci, it cannot be by Ugo.

Marks

Verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

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.066.26, ii/ii

Accession Number

64.1048

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in four shades of grayish brown

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