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The Temptation of Christ

mid 17th century
Herman van Swanevelt (Netherlandish, about 1600–1655)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 35; Hollstein 11, indeterminate state (lacks the lower margin)

Dimensions

Sheet: 8.5 x 11.3 cm (3 3/8 x 4 7/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark; lacking the lower margin)

Accession Number

B3459

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock