Sibyl Reading

early 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, After Ugo da Carpi (Italian, active about 1502–1532), After Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi) (Italian, 1483–1520)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.089.6


Sheet: 26.6 x 21.2 cm (10 1/2 x 8 3/8 in.)(trimmed into, and in places slightly inside of, the borderline)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in olive brown and black

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings




Verso, bottom left, stamped in blue-violet ink, the mark of Karl Ewald Hasse, Leipzig (1810-1902)(Lugt 860); verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)


Karl Ewald Hasse (b. 1810 - d. 1902; Lugt 860), Leipzig. W.G. Russell Allen (b. 1882 - d. 1955), Boston; 1964, bequest of W. G. Russell Allen to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 23, 1964)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen