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A Young Man Holding a Book

about 1720-1725
Antonio Maria Zanetti I (Italian, 1680–1767), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 9, only state (a late impression, with three splits in the lightest block, at the bottom)

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.8 x 7.7 cm (6 1/4 x 3 1/16 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)

Accession Number

68.356

Medium or Technique

Chairoscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in four shades of gray-green

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen