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Antwerp: Gillis van Diest, 1557


William Goodwin Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; bequest of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1964) Note: Ownership [?] inscription on title.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen


Place of Publication

Antwerp, Belgium

Catalogue Raisonné

Brunet II, 1653-54; Hollstein, Dutch and Flemish, VII, p.201, nos. 1-134; VIII, p. 139, no. 1; Bialler, Chiaroscuro, 2

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with chiaroscuro etched and woodcut title page, 131 chiaroscuro etchings with woodcut, 16 blank etchings


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books