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: 19.8 x 15 cm (7 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)(irregularly trimmed) Image (borderline): 15.5 x 10.8 cm (6 1/8 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

64.1052

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in brown, dark brown, and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, lower right (partially into the image), stamped in black ink, an unidentified collector's mark (Lugt 70a); verso, upper right-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

An unidentified collector (Lugt 70a); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen