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A Young Man Reading

Marks

Recto, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, an unidentified collector's mark (Lugt 1884); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

An unidentified collector (Lugt 1884); William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

1563–65

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 61; Bellini 55, i/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 15 x 11.4 cm (5 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.) Platemark: 14.7 x 11 cm (5 13/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

B1645.35

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