Portrait of Cardinal Pietro Bembo

about 1560–61
In the manner of Giovanni Battista Franco (Italian, about 1510–1561), Formerly attributed to Enea Vico (Italian, 1523–1567)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.3 x 12.5 cm (6 7/16 x 4 15/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P1596

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Based on a medal by Danese Cattaneo dated 1547

Markings

Verso, bottom right, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, bottom right, 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