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: 24.9 x 29.1 cm (9 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.)(trimmed to the rectangular borderline)

Accession Number

P1709

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in light yellow-brown and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, left center, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower left, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund