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Inscription

recto lower left corner in brown pen: "WE" of William Esdaile (L.2617), verso in brown pen: "WE D 153 N 86" and blue stamp of D. G. de Arozarena (L. 109) Later inscriptions or marks: Recto LL in pen and brown ink: WE [mark of William Esdaile, Lugt 2617] Verso UC in graphite pencil: 28 [in a circle] Verso LL in graphite pencil: 1220-- ER Verso LL in graphite pencil: 13-- Verso LC in graphite pencil: 59 Verso LC in graphite pencil: B.158 Verso LR in graphite pencil: 5 Verso LR in graphite pencil: p2 Verso R in graphite pencil: 158 [sideways] Verso R in graphite pencil: 2e impression [sideways] Verso R in graphite pencil: very scarce [sideways] Verso LL stamped in blue-green ink-- mark of Arozarena, Lugt 109 Verso bottom in pen and brown ink: WE D 153 N 80[mark of William Esdaile, Lugt 2617, with Daulby number]

Provenance

William Esdaile (1758-1837, London, Lugt 2617); D. G. Arozarena (active late 1850s and early 1860s, South America and Paris, Lugt 109); probably sold Paris, Clément, 1861; purchased from C. G. Boerner, Düsseldorf, by MFA, November 18, 1981.

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

about 1640

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 158 ii ; Hind 174 iii

Dimensions

Platemark: 3.8 x 8.1 cm (1 1/2 x 3 3/16 in.) Sheet: 4 x 8.3 cm ( 1 9/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1981.397

Medium or Technique

Etching and drypoint

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