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An Old Man Reading a Book

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 60, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 17 x 9.8 cm (6 11/16 x 3 7/8 in.)(trimmed to or slightly into the borderline)

Accession Number

68.417

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in orange-brown and three shades of rose

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