St. Peter Preaching the Gospel

early 16th century
Ugo da Carpi (Italian, active about 1502–1532), After Polidoro da Caravaggio (Italian, about 1497–about 1543)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.077.25, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 16.1 x 39.8 cm (6 5/16 x 15 11/16 in.) Image (borderline): 14.8 x 39.1 cm (5 13/16 x 15 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

P1685

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from three blocks in three shades of brown

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, bottom left-center, stamped in black ink, the initials "EP", possibly the mark of Edmund Prideaux, England (d.1745)(Lugt 888); recto, bottom right, stamped in black ink, the mark of George Bainbridge (?), London (late 18th cent.)(Lugt 211); verso, left, in pen and black ink, the mark of William Sharp, Manchester (mid-19th cent.)(Lugt 2650); verso, bottom center, stamped in red ink, the mark of Henry F. Sewall, New York (1816-1896)(Lugt 1309); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Harvey D. Parker Collection (Lugt 1870)

Provenance

Possibly Edmund Prideaux, England (d. 1745)(Lugt 888); George Bainbridge (?), London (late 18th cent.)(Lugt 211); 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