Saint John the Baptist

beginning 16th century
Girolamo Mocetto (Italian, 1454 to 1458–not earlier than 1531)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hind V.p159-171.09i; Bartsch, xiii, 219, no.05.

Dimensions

Sheet: 30.6 x 19.3 cm (12 1/16 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.3406

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Signed in the plate, lower right: "HERoM".

Provenance

Probably purchased by Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke (b. 1656 - d. 1733), Wilton House; by descent to his heirs, including Sidney Herbert, 14th Earl of Pembroke and 11th Earl of Montgomery (b. 1853 - d. 1913); July 5-10, 1917, Wilton House Sale, Sotheby's, London, lot 115; October, 1917, purchased by the MFA with an appropriation from the Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Credit Line

Purchased with an appropriation from the MFA Avery Fund