Circe Giving Drink to the Companions of Ulysses

mid 16th century
Attributed to Antonio da Trento (Italian, about 1510–about 1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.110.6, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.8 x 29 cm (9 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.)(trimmed to the rectangular borderline at the top and sides, and into the borderline at the bottom)

Accession Number

59.528

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in gray and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Ltd., London; from whom purchased September 17, 1959

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis