A Sibyl Reading

early 16th century
Ugo da Carpi (Italian, active about 1502–1532), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.089.6, Copy [B] (initials BVI showing clearly)

Dimensions

Sheet: 31.6 x 25.9 cm (12 7/16 x 10 3/16 in.) Image: 27.5 x 22.2 cm (10 13/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

P1688

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in brown and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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