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The Baptism of Christ

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Inscription

Etched in the plate, lower right, the monogram of Ambrogio Brambilla

Marks

Recto, bottom left, stamped in gray ink, the mark of John, Earl Spencer, Althorp (1734-1783)(Lugt 2341a); recto, bottom left, stamped in gray ink, the initials "NL" or NHL" (not in Lugt); recto, bottom right, the same mark; verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

John, Earl Spencer, Althorp (1734-1783)(Lugt 2341a); an unidentified collector (mark not in Lugt); C.G. Boerner, Inc., New York; Carolyn Crossett Rowland, Boston; her gift to the MFA February 25, 1988

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George R. Rowland, Sr.

1589

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 5

Dimensions

Sheet: 57.2 x 43.3 cm (22 1/2 x 17 1/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

1988.102

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