Mary Magdalen

mid 16th century
Martino Rota (Croatian, about 1520–1583), After Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (Italian (Venetian), about 1488–1576)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 022 (see Note)

Dimensions

Sheet: 19.6 x 15.2 cm (7 11/16 x 6 in.)(trimmed on or slightly within the platemark)

Accession Number

P1560

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The state of this print described by Bartsch has a small tablet just below Mary Magdalen’s left arm, and below that an erased inscription. This impression lacks the tablet, and has the inscription, which reads “Luca Guaranoni (?) / formis.”.

Markings

Verso, lower center, in pencil, the mark of G.J. Morant, England (19th cent.)(Lugt 1823); verso, lower left, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Fountaine Walker, Inverness (late 19th cent.)(Lugt 2545); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

G.J. Morant, England (19th cent.)(Lugt 1823); Fountaine Walker, Inverness (late 19th cent.)(Lugt 2545); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund