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Marks

Verso, right center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955): his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

Chronos (Allegory of Time)

about 1533–50

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.125.27, indeterminate state (the lower part of the print is trimmed off)(probably ii/ii, as the arm of the scales prints without the dark block (compare to 64.1110 and 64.1113))

Dimensions

Platemark: 29 x 41 cm (11 7/16 x 16 1/8 in.)(trimmed within the image)

Accession Number

64.1111

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in three shades of brick red and black

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