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, i/ii


Sheet: 24.7 x 21.6 cm (9 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.)(trimmed to the rectangular borderline at the top and bottom, and within the borderline at the sides, lacking c. 40 mm at the left and c. 20 mm at the right)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in dark gray and black

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)


Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund