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Marks

Recto, bottom center, stamped in black ink, two unidentified collector's marks (similar to, but not identical with, Lugt 2885 and 2886); verso of backing sheet, right center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

An unidentified collector (mark not in Lugt); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

mid 1520s

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.100.10

Dimensions

Sheet: 48.1 x 35.2 cm (18 15/16 x 13 7/8 in.)(with thread margins around the image at the top and sides, and trimmed along, or very slightly into, the image at the bottom)

Accession Number

64.1085

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in olive brown, two shades of blue-gray, and dark gray

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