A Prison Scene

mid 16th century
Formerly attributed to Giorgio Ghisi (Italian, 1520–1582), After Giulio Romano (Italian, 1499?–1546)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 66; Bellini F13, ii/v (rejected attribution); Boorsch, Lewis & Lewis R8, ii/v (rejected attribution)

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.1 x 42.2 cm (11 1/16 x 16 5/8 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

M9840

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, the mark of François Debois, Paris (died c.1845)(Lugt 985), 1842; verso, bottom left, stamped in gray-violet ink, the mark of Juan Jorge (John J.) Peoli, New York, Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); verso, left center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

François Debois, Paris (died c.1845)(Lugt 895), 1842; Juan Jorge (John J.) Peoli, New York, Havana (1825-1893)(Lugt 2020); his sale, New York, American Art Association, May 10-11, 1894, lot 1288; purchased there by MFA

Credit Line

Museum purchase