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The Martyrdom of Saint Lucy

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Marks

Watermark: Horn in shield. See attached beta radiograph in Conservation tab.

Provenance

Alexandre-Pierre-François Robert-Dumesnil (1778-1864, Paris, Lugt 2200); William H. Schab, New York; from whom purchased by MFA, 11 April 1940.

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

The Matyrdom of St. Lucy

Catalogue Raisonné

Robert-Dumesnil 15; Walch 16; Reed-Worthen 29; first state

Dimensions

Platemark: 45.5 x 35.5 cm (17 15/16 x 14 in.); Sheet: (cut within platemark)

Accession Number

40.129

Medium or Technique

Etching and burin, first state

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