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The Young Hercules in His Cradle

Marks

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in black ink, the mark of the Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin (Lugt 1606); verso, lower right-center, in black ink, the duplicate stamp of the Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin (Lugt 2398); verso, lower left, stamped in blue ink, the mark of Karl Ferdinand Friedrich von Nagler, Berlin (1770-1846)(Lugt 2529); verso, lower left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Kupferstichkabinett der Staatlichen Museen, Berlin (Lugt 1606, 2398); Karl Ferdinand Friedrich von Nagler, Berlin (1770-1846)(Lugt 2529); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1532

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XIV, 236, 315, ii/ii; Passavant 63, ii/ii

Accession Number

P1255

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