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The Thorn Puller

Spinario

about 1566–1576
Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, 1533–1578)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bierens de Haan 151, indeterminate state (the bottom margin is trimmed off); Hollstein 151, indeterminate state; Illustrated Bartsch 151; New Hollstein 215, i/iii or ii/iii

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.1 x 19.9 cm (11 1/16 x 7 13/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark at the top and sides; lacking c. 14 mm at the bottom)

Accession Number

P1549

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso of backing sheet, lower right, 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