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lower center in graphite by unknown hand: proof; lower right corner in graphite by unknown hand: $25-

text at bottom in plate:
Designed & Engraved by A.B. Durand, New York 1825 / Musidora / with timid eye around / the banks surveying, stripp'd her beauteous limbs, / to taste the lucid coolness of the flood. / Printed by Burton & Valentine, New York / Thomson's Seasons.

Marks and Labels

stamped lower right verso in purple ink: Estate of Robert W. Weir / No. ____ [circled]

Provenance

Robert Walter Weir, New York; Estate of Robert W. Weir, New York, 1889; (The Old Print Shop, New York); Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1949; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art

Bibliography
1895
Hart, Charles Henry. Catalogue of the Engraved Work of Asher B. Durand. New York: Grolier Club, 1895, p. 101, no. 236.