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: 34 x 21.7 cm (13 3/8 x 8 9/16 in.)(trimmed to, or slightly outside of, the borderline at the top and sides, and trimmed to the lower edge of the inscription at the bottom)

Accession Number

23.958

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

1923, gift of Dr. William Norton Bullard (b. 1853 - d. 1931), Boston, to the MFA (Accession Date: April 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Gift of William Norton Bullard