Portrait of the Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent

Italian
about 1540–50
Unknown Italian, 16th century (Italian)


Dimensions

Framed: 108 x 52.7 x 2.2 cm (42 1/2 x 20 3/4 x 7/8 in.) Sheet: 87.6 x 34.3 cm (34 1/2 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

51.1529

Medium or Technique

Woodcut, printed from from two blocks on three sheets of paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Provenance

1802, Franz Rechberger, Vienna (b. 1771 - d. 1841) (keeper of the Count Moritz von Fries collection until about 1820; director of the Albertina from 1827 until his death) (Lugt 2133); W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (b. 1882 - d. 1955); 1951, his gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 14, 1951)

Credit Line

Gift of W. G. Russell Allen