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Inscription

lower right in block : T. COLE SC. PISA & FLORENCE; lower right in graphite: TImothy Cole; printed lower left in black ink: This impression, taken by hand on Japan paper, is one of one / hundred and twenty-five copies printed by me from the original / blocks and plates in the year 1892. / Professional Proof-printer / for Wood-engravers.; lower left in graphite by the printer: J. C Bauer

Marks and Labels

stamped upper center and lower center in black ink: F.B.B. [circled]

Provenance

Frank B. Bristow, Falls Church, Virginia; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1968; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
1889
Stillman, W. J. "Spinello Aretino." Century Magazine 38 (June 1889): p. 230.
1925
Smith, Ralph Clifton. The Wood Engraved Work of Timothy Cole. Washington, DC: Press of Gibson Brothers, Inc., 1925. p. .45, no. 211.