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Aesop, the Fabulist

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Provenance

Valentín Carderera y Solano (?), Madrid (1796-1880); Sir William Stirling (later Stirling-Maxwell), Bart of Keir (1818-1878); Brigadier-General Archibald Stirling, of Keir; Colnaghi, London; Purchased by MFA, Boston (Lugt 282), through Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (1898-1984); Purchased Sept. 13, 1951.

Credit Line

1951 Purchase Fund

AESOPUS

ESOPO EL FABULADOR

1778

Catalogue Raisonné

Harris 013, III, 2; Delteil 016

Dimensions

Platemark: 30 x 21.5 cm (11 13/16 x 8 7/16 in.) Sheet: 39 x 29 cm (15 3/8 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1716

Medium or Technique

Etching with engraved inscription; completed plate

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