A Giant (Study for "The Fall of the Giants")

1638
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, 1599–1676), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.116.13; Takahatake 21 (Version B), i/vii

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.6 x 19.4 cm (10 1/16 x 7 5/8 in.)(trimmed to borderline)

Accession Number

21.10864

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in light tan, medium tan, and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

James B. Ayer, Boston; to his children, Mrs. John E. Rousmanière, Mrs. Henderson Inches, Nathaniel F. Ayer, Esq., and James B. Ayer (1882-1968, Chief of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School); their gift to the MFA December 31, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer