Astronomy

mid 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century (Italian), Possibly by Antonio da Trento (Italian, about 1510–about 1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.138.16

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.9 x 19.3 cm (5 7/8 x 7 5/8 in.) Image (borderline): 10.2 x 14.8 cm (4 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.552

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in olive brown and black

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