Nude Man Seen from Behind

about 1530–1550
Antonio da Trento (Italian, about 1510–about 1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.148.13

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.9 x 18.1 cm (11 3/8 x 7 1/8 in.)(trimmed to, or slightly into, the borderline)

Accession Number

21.10854

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in light yellow-brown and dark brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom right, stamped in gray ink, the initials "EP", possibly the mark of Edmund Prideaux (d. 1745)(Lugt 888); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

Possibly Edmund Prideaux (d. 1745)(Lugt 888). 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