Faith

mid 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.128.1

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.1 x 9.7 cm (5 9/16 x 3 13/16 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)

Accession Number

21.10799

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in pale orange-brown, pale gray, and dark gray

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom center, stamped in blue-green ink, the mark of Count Prokop Adalbert Czernin, Kiev (1726-1777)(?)(Lugt 1207a); verso, center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Grigori Alexandrovitch Czougaievitch, Kiev. Dr. James Bourne Ayer (b. 1849 - d. 1910), Boston; by inheritance to his children, Mary Farwell (neé Ayer) Rousmanière (b. 1878 - d. 1935), NY, NY, Nathaniel Farwell Ayer (b. 1879 - d. 1948), Boston, Dr. James Bourne Ayer (b. 1882 - d. 1963), Boston, and Elizabeth (neé Ayer) Inches (b. 1891 - d. ?); December 31, 1921, their gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer