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The Annunciation

late 16th–early 17th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century


Dimensions

Sheet: 22.3 x 17.7 cm (8 3/4 x 6 15/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P13780

Medium or Technique

Etching and engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Engraved in the plate, bottom left, "Nico Van Aelst for."; in pen and brown ink, bottom right, "V Salimbeni.".

Markings

Verso, bottom left-center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund