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The Temptation of Christ

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Inscription

in plate, in lower margin, left to right: NON SOLO PANE VICTVRVS EST HOMO, SED OMNI VERBO QVOD DEGREDITVR PER OS DEI. MAR.4.DEVT.8. (Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God. Mark 4 [Matthew 4:4] Deut.8 [8:3])

Signed

lower left: .H. Cock. fecit.

Marks

watermark: "Edmonenise" surmounted by crescent and quatrefoil [Briquet 5304?]; verso, MFA stamp with accession number in graphite: 64./2041; in graphite: P 25

Credit Line

Katherine E. Bullard Fund in memory of Francis Bullard

about 1554

Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein 002 (Cock); Riggs 36

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.6 x 44 cm (12 7/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.2041

Medium or Technique

Etching with engraving

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