Sleeping Cupid

mid 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch

Dimensions

Sheet: 9.5 x 14.6 cm (3 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)(trimmed into, or slightly inside of, the borderline)

Accession Number

1975.425

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in violet and black on yellowish paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen