Sibyl

First Sibyl

about 1640
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, 1599–1676), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.087.2; Takahatake 13, only state

Dimensions

Sheet: 28.8 x 20.1 cm (11 5/16 x 7 15/16 in.) Image (borderline): 28.5 x 19.8 cm (11 1/4 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

P1660

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in gray-brown and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

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

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund