A Young Woman Contemplating a Skull

1591
Andrea Andreani (Italian, 1558/59–1629), After Alessandro di Agostino Casolani (Italian, 1552–1606)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.148.14

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.8 x 21.1 cm (11 5/16 x 8 5/16 in.)(trimmed to or into the borderline on all four sides, and lacking the inscription below the lower borderline)

Accession Number

1975.465

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from four blocks in black and three shades of brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen