Requires Photography

Portrait of Giovanni Battista Spada

late 17th–early 18th century
Giuseppe Maria Moretti (Italian, 1659–1746)


Catalogue Raisonné

Print not listed in Nagler or Le Blanc

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.3 x 21.8 cm (13 1/8 x 8 9/16 in.) Image: 28 x 17.9 cm (11 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.618

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from two blocks, in gray-green and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In the tone block, lower left, "Moretti Inta.io"

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen