Temperance

about 1540s
Giuseppe Niccolò Rossigliani, called Niccolò Vicentino (Italian, active about 1510–1550), After Perino del Vaga (Italian, 1501–1547)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.129.5, i/ii (before the monogram of Andreani)

Dimensions

Sheet: 14.7 x 10 cm (5 13/16 x 3 15/16 in.)(trimmed to the borderline)

Accession Number

64.1122

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Published by the Printer of Greek Text

Markings

Verso, bottom left, stamped in red ink, an unidentified inscription in Greek; verso, upper left-center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (b. 1882–d. 1955); 1964, his bequest to the MFA. (Accession date: September 23, 1964)

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen