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Temptation of Saint Anthony

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Signed

lower center: M+S

Marks

watermark: bull's head; verso, Berlin Kupferstichkabinett stamp in brown ink [Lugt 1607, dated 1885, and numbered in graphite pencil: 26]; deaccession stamp of Berlin [Lugt 2482]; in black ink: P. Davidsohn [Lugt 654]; collector's stamp in gray: L E G [Lugt 1727; Arkady Nicolayevitch Alferoff]; in graphite: C.7589; 75; Dp Sj[?]n; 785; B47

Provenance

Arkady Nicolayevitch Alferoff (1811-1872, Bonn); probably sold Munich, Maillinger & Montmorillon, May 1869; Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, 1885; Paul Davidsohn (born 1839, London and Berlin); his third sale, Leipzig, C. G. Boerner, CXXXII, April 26-9, 1921, lot 785; P & D Colnaghi, London; Fitzroy Carrington; purchased by the MFA January 1, 1923

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. Scott Fitz and Duplicate Print Fund

about 1470–75

Catalogue Raisonné

Lehrs 054; Bartsch 047; Shestack 4

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.6 x 23 cm (12 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.1393

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