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The Three Fates

1513
Hans Baldung (Grien) (German, 1484 or 1485–1545)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 044; Curjel 34; Hollstein 236

Dimensions

Sheet (trimmed close to woodcut border): 22 x 15.6 cm (8 11/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

P18917

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

and dated on tablet hanging from tree, upper left: .HBG [monogram] . 1513

Markings

watermark [unidentified]; verso, collector's stamp in red: H.F.S. [Henry F. Sewall; Lugt 1309]; purple Parker Collection MFA stamp with accession number in ink: 18917; in graphite: baldung; B44; g.y.N.7.p 315. N 44; 1961 [underlined]; Has; W.10714; H. B. Grün[?].

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896, New York); from whom purchased by the MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund