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Portrait of Niccolò Fontana Tartaglia

late 16th–mid-17th century
Artist Unidentified artist, Italian, 17th century (Italian)


Dimensions

Sheet: 12.8 x 10.5 cm (5 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.) Image: 11.7 x 9.3 cm (4 5/8 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

P19108

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Book illustration; text on verso

Markings

Verso, right center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896), New York (Lugt 1309); verso, lower right-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Henry F. Sewall (1816-1896), New York (Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund