Mucius Scaevola

The Sacrifice

mid 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century (Italian), Possibly by Antonio da Trento (Italian, about 1510–about 1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.152.21

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.4 x 14.9 cm (4 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)

Accession Number

P1651

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom left-center, 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)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund