St. John the Baptist in the Desert

About 1530–50
Antonio da Trento (Italian, about 1510–about 1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.073.17, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 12.8 x 11.5 cm (5 1/16 x 4 1/2 in.)(trimmed just outside the outer borderline at the bottom, and 2-3 mm outside the inner borderline at the top and sides)

Accession Number

B4112

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in tan and dark green

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower right, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock