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The Demon

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Marks

Bottom right, printed in blue ink, the mark of Hans Freiherr von und zu Aufsess, Aufsess and Nuremberg (1801-1872)(Lugt 2749); verso, bottom right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Hans Freiherr von und zu Aufsess, Aufsess and Nuremberg (b. 1801 - d. 1872; Lugt 2749). W.G. Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; bequest of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 10, 1975)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

The Lost Soul

mid 16th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.3 x 21.9 cm (12 5/16 x 8 5/8 in.)(trimmed on or slightly into the borderline at the top and sides, and with c. 2 mm margin at the bottom)

Accession Number

1975.416

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in brown, dark brown, and black

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