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The Thorn Puller

Spinario

late 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century (Italian), Copied after Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, 1533–1578)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bierens de Haan 151, Copy b; Hollstein 151 (copy); Illustrated Bartsch 151 (copy); New Hollstein 215, Copy c

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.2 x 23.2 cm (12 5/16 x 9 1/8 in.)(trimmed within the platemark at the top and sides; lacking c. 18 mm at the bottom)

Accession Number

P1550

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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