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Samson and the Lion

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Inscription

in plate on Samson's left shoulder: IFCNSAE; on right shoulder: VO[?][R?]AFN

Signed

lower center above engraved border: FVB

Marks

watermark: two entwined gothic letters (Lehrs, vol. VII, p. 455, fig. 6)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); purchased by the MFA November, 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 001 (I); Bartsch 1

Dimensions

Sheet (trimmed within platemark): 14.8 x 9.5 cm (5 13/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

P2623

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