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St. Helena Finding the True Cross

1724
Antonio Maria Zanetti I (Italian, 1680–1767), After Jacopo Tintoretto (Jacopo Robusti) (Italian (Venetian), about 1518–1594)


Catalogue Raisonné

Not in Bartsch; Passavant, vol. VI, p. 247, no. 8

Dimensions

Sheet: 29.9 x 51.7 cm (11 3/4 x 20 3/8 in.) Image (borderline): 29.5 x 51.3 cm (11 5/8 x 20 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.634

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from four blocks, in gray and three shades of gray-green

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Inscription along lower margin; upper left: Tintoretus inu., et pinx: (Zanetti mono) Junior fecit

Markings

Verso, bottom right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen