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The Temptation of the Idler (The Dream of the Doctor)

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Inscription

verso, in graphite: MFA/ H.D.P. Coll./ No. 340" from the Collection of Harvey D. Parker at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (center) "Attley No. 20" (bottom center) "X" (top center) "S_7" (bottom edge - inscription is only partially legible due to damage)

Marks

verso, collector's stamp in red ink: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection

1497–98

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (intaglio) 076; Meder 70a-b

Dimensions

Platemark: 18.8 x 11.9 cm (7 3/8 x 4 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P340

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