Portrait of Ludovico Carracci

about 1678
Veronica Fontana (Italian, 1651–1690)


Catalogue Raisonné

Passavant (Italian woodcuts) 103b

Dimensions

Sheet: 7.8 x 6 cm (3 1/16 x 2 3/8 in.)(trimmed to oval borderline)

Accession Number

1975.613

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in brown and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Trimmed to the oval borderline and laid down on a backing sheet of laid paper

Markings

Recto of backing sheet, lower left, the blindstamp of Winslow and Anna Ames, Springfield, Missouri (Winslow 1907-1990)(Lugt 2602a); verso of backing sheet, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Winslow and Anna Ames, Springfield, Missouri (Winslow 1907-1990)(Lugt 2602a); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen