A Stag Browsing

About 1515–20
Master of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist (Italian (Milan), active about 1500–1525)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind 4; Passavant VI, p. 258, no. 73 (as Jean Duvet)

Dimensions

Sheet: 18.5 x 13 cm (7 5/16 x 5 1/8 in.) Platemark: 18.4 x 12.8 cm (7 1/4 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.331

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Only two other impressions, London and Paris

Markings

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

Provenance

Sold by Franz Josef II, Prince of Liechtenstein (b. 1906 - d. 1989), probably through Colnaghi, London, to Richard H. Zinser (dealer; b. 1884 - d. 1984), Forest Hills, NY; 1949, sold by Zinser to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1949)

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund, Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis, and George Peabody Gardner Fund