Requires Photography

Portrait of Marcantonio Raimondi

mid 16th century
Giovanni Battista Franco (Italian, about 1510–1561)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XVI, 159, 15

Dimensions

Sheet: 13.3 x 11.6 cm (5 1/4 x 4 9/16 in.)(oval; trimmed to the image)

Accession Number

P14509

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, bottom center, stamped in black ink, the mark of Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); verso, bottom left-center, stamped in blue ink, the mark of Louis Galichon, Paris (1829-1893)(Lugt 1060); verso, bottom 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

Ambroise Firmin-Didot, Paris (1790-1876)(Lugt 119); Louis Galichon, Paris (1829-1893)(Lugt 1060); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund