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), v/vii (Variant a)

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.5 x 19.3 cm (10 1/16 x 7 5/8 in.) (trimmed to or slightly into the borderline)

Accession Number

P1674

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from four blocks in black and three shades of brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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