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A Woman Sitting Over a Fire

This woodcut is normally printed from four blocks, but this impression is printed only from two.

Marks

Verso, lower right, stamped in blue ink, the mark of William Eduard Drugulin, Leipzig (1825-1879)(Lugt 2612); verso, bottom right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

William Eduard Drugulin, Leipzig (1825-1879)(Lugt 2612); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

A Roman Courtesan Punished

late 16th–early 17th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.149.15

Accession Number

1975.473

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in dark gray and black

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