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Pietà (The Lamentation of the Virgin)

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Signed

lower center, on rock: HG; dated on rock, right of Christ's knees: A°96

Marks

partial watermark; verso, in ink: Robert Balmanno, FSA London 1829 [Lugt 213]; collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]' accession number in ink: P7233

Provenance

1829, Robert Balmanno (1780-1866. London); Henry F. Sewell (1816-1896, New York); November, 1897, Sewell collection purchased for the MFA by Harvey D. Parker.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1596

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 041; Weigel 41 (II), Hirschmann 50 (II), Hollstein 50 (II), Strauss 331 (II)

Dimensions

Platemark: 18.7 x 12.7 cm (7 3/8 x 5 in.) Sheet: 20.2 x 14.2 cm (7 15/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

P7233

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