Four Elephants, a Lion, and a Wild Boar

mid 16th century
Giovanni Battista Franco (Italian, about 1510–1561)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 80, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 39.6 x 51 cm (15 9/16 x 20 1/16 in.)(with thread margins in places, and trimmed within the platemark in places)

Accession Number

1987.263

Medium or Technique

Etching with some engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

C.G. Boerner, Inc., New York; from whom purchased May 27, 1987

Credit Line

Fund in memory of Horatio Greenough Curtis