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Verso, lower center, in pen and brown ink, "Mariette 1730" (this mark not in Lugt, but it is possibly the mark of Jean Mariette (1660-1742)(see Lugt 1488); verso, bottom center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)


Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(?)(see Lugt 1488), 1730; the Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

about 1525–1550

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.072.15; Meyer III, 15


Sheet: 39.9 x 20.2 cm (15 11/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in yellow-brown, brown, and dark brown


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