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Cimon Nourished by his Daughter

1544
Hans Sebald Beham (German, 1500–1550)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 075; Pauli 79, ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 7 x 4.8 cm (2 3/4 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.1206.44

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved; r. in column: ICH LEB VON DER BRUST MEINER DOCHTER (I live from the breast of my daughter)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1897, sold by Sewall to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: January 13, 2017)

NOTES: [1] Henry F. Sewall offered his collection to the MFA for purchase in 1888. That purchase was finalized and executed in 1897, one year after his death.

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund