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The Adoration of the Magi

About 1540–60
Andrea Meldolla, called Schiavone (Italian, about 1510–1563)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 8

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.2 x 22.5 cm (6 3/8 x 8 7/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P13739

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper left-center, in pen and black ink, the mark of Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937), 1824; verso, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, "MMS. The Mangin Coll. 1807"; verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Possibly Alexander Mangin, Dublin (1732-1802)(see note on verso of print); Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937), 1824. By 1888, Henry F. Sewall (b. 1816 - d. 1896; Lugt 1309), New York; 1897, sold by Sewall to the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: October 21, 1897)

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