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Lieven Willemsz. van Coppenol, Writing Master: The Larger Plate

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Cabinet Brentano-Birckenstock (founded 1765 by Johannn-Melchior Birckenstock (1738-1809), Vienna and Frankfurt, Lugt 345); sold following the death in 1869 of Antonia, Birckenstock's only daughter, wife of Franz Brentano, Frankfurt, Prestel, 16 May 1870 and following days, lot 1369; bought by Marseille Holloway (died about 1910, London, Lugt 1875); Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York, Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA, November 1897.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 283; Hind 300 v


Platemark: 15.8 x 13.3 cm (6 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.) Sheet: 23.6 x 18.2 cm (9 5/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching, drypoint and engraving, from the cut plate


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