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Vulcan Casting a Cannon

Marks

Verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

early 16th–mid 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Passavant 16; Meyer 10

Dimensions

Sheet: 17.5 x 11.6 cm (6 7/8 x 4 9/16 in.) Image (borderline): 17.3 x 11.5 cm (6 13/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

P19247.6

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

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