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Verso, lower left, in pencil, the mark of Pietro Malenza, Verona (died 1866)(Lugt 2101), 1858; verso, bottom right, in pen and red ink, an unidentified collector's mark (Lugt 649bis); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

Pietro Malenza, Verona (died 1866)(Lugt 2101), 1858; an unidentified collector (Lugt 649bis); 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

Platemark: 48.2 x 35.7 cm (19 x 14 1/16 in.)(trimmed at the edge of, or in places very slightly into, the image)

Accession Number

64.1087

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in four shades of reddish brown

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