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St. Philip

1721
Antonio Maria Zanetti I (Italian, 1680–1767), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch 8, ii/ii

Dimensions

Sheet: 15.8 x 7.9 cm (6 1/4 x 3 1/8 in.)(trimmed slightly into the borderline)

Accession Number

68.355

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The shadow to the left of the saint’s forehead is different from that in the impression illustrated in The Illustrated Bartsch. Also, in this MFA impression, only the top half of the first two numerals of the date (“17”) print.

Markings

Verso of backing sheet, lower center, stamped in brown ink (twice), the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (Lugt 3593)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 11, 1968

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen