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St. Matthew (?)

About 1555–65
Possibly by Angiolo Falconetto (Italian, about 1507–1567)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (Angelo Falcone) 4

Dimensions

Sheet: 10.9 x 6.8 cm (4 5/16 x 2 11/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

P13892

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

For a discussion of Angiolo Falconetto see David Acton’s entry on this artist in Sue Welsh Reed and Richard W. Wallace, Italian Etchers of the Renaissance & Baroque (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1989), pp. 45-6.

Markings

Verso, upper left-center, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, upper center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); purchased by MFA November 1897

Credit Line

Harvey D. Parker Collection—Harvey Drury Parker Fund