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: 33.8 x 21.3 cm (13 5/16 x 8 3/8 in.)(trimmed to the borderline at the top and sides, and to the lower edge of the inscription at the bottom)

Accession Number

K31

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1679; verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900)(Lugt 1580); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Koehler Collection (Lugt 1581)

Provenance

Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1679; Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900); his gift to the MFA October 20, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler