Temperance

mid 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, 16th century, After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


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

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