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The Academy of Arts and Sciences (Frontispiece to Francesco Marcolino da Forlì, Le sorti di Francesco Marcolino da Forlì, intitolate giardino di pensieri)

1540
Giuseppe Salviati (Italian, c. 1520–c. 1575)


Catalogue Raisonné

Passavant, v. VI, pp. 240-241, no. 89 ("d'après Giuseppe Porta")("probablement gravée par Marcolini")

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.3 x 19.6 cm (9 9/16 x 7 11/16 in.) Image (borderline): 23.9 x 19.4 cm (9 7/16 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10849

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, upper center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

James B. Ayer, Boston; to his children, Mrs. John E. Rousmanière, Mrs. Henderson Inches, Nathaniel F. Ayer, Esq., and James B. Ayer (1882-1968, Chief of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School); their gift to the MFA December 31, 1921

Credit Line

Gift of the Children of Dr. James B. Ayer