Augustus and the Tiburtine Sibyl

early 16th–mid 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, Copied after Giuseppe Niccolò Rossigliani, called Niccolò Vicentino (Italian, active about 1510–1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.090.8 (copy)

Dimensions

Sheet: 34.9 x 26.2 cm (13 3/4 x 10 5/16 in.)(trimmed on, or into, the borderline)

Accession Number

64.1082

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in yellow-buff, light green, olive green, and dark green

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This print is a copy of the print illustrated in Illustrated Bartsch. Note particularly the differences in the wall behind the column in the upper right corner.

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, 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 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen