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The Body of Christ Supported by an Angel

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This impression does not have inscription in the block, bottom right, "1582 / KOECK", that appears in the MFA impression M20385.

Inscription

Recto, lower right, in pen and black ink, "BS / PI / F" (?)

Marks

Verso of backing sheet, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282); verso of backing sheet, lower center, the same mark

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

late 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Passavant; Rosand and Muraro 100

Dimensions

Sheet: 45.9 x 31.2 cm (18 1/16 x 12 5/16 in.)(trimmed into the borderline)

Accession Number

1975.537

Medium or Technique

Woodcut, touched with brown wash and pen

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