St. John

mid 16th century
Possibly by Antonio da Trento (Italian, about 1510–about 1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.070.04

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.2 x 7.5 cm (4 13/16 x 2 15/16 in.)(trimmed to the inner borderline)

Accession Number

64.1051

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in light brown, medium brown, and dark brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1676; verso, lower left, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937), 1824; verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Pierre Mariette II, Paris (1634-1716)(Lugt 1789), 1676; Richard Ford, London (1796-1858)(Lugt 937), 1824; W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen