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]

Dimensions

Platemark: 28.2 x 22.7 cm (11 1/8 x 8 15/16 in.) Image: 27.8 x 22.5 cm (10 15/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.1076

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in gray-blue and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in black ink, an unidentified collector's mark (Lugt 2703); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

An unidentified collector (Lugt 2703); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen