Hope

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.130.8

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.7 x 7.2 cm (4 3/16 x 2 13/16 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)

Accession Number

1975.548

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In the sun, upper left, in white, "SPERA"

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Bright; Smith; W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen