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Shield with a Stag's Head, Held by a Wild Man (from a series of Armorial Shield with Supporters)

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Signed

lower center: M + S

Marks

recto. left of shield, in ink: WE [William Esdaile; Lugt 2617]; verso, collector's signature in ink: Robert Balmanno London 1823 [Lugt 213]; stamp in black, in circle: BRITISH MUSEUM 1854; stamp is black, in circle with crown: BRITISH MUSEUM DUPLICATE; MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 36206; in graphite: B104; c.10869; hxxt. K6933; J3486

Provenance

William Esdaile (1758-1837, London); Robert Balmanno (1780-about 1863, London); British Museum Duplicate; William H. Schab (New York); from whom purchased by the MFA September 13, 1945

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund, by exchange

about 1480–90

Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 103; Bartsch 104

Dimensions

Sheet (roundel): 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

45.654

Medium or Technique

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