The Adoration of the Magi

about 1510–1550
Giuseppe Niccolò Rossigliani, called Niccolò Vicentino (Italian, active about 1510–1550), After Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola) (Italian, 1503–1540)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.030.3

Dimensions

Sheet: 33.7 x 24.6 cm (13 1/4 x 9 11/16 in.)(trimmed into or slightly within the borderline)

Accession Number

64.1029

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut printed from three blocks, in yellow-brown, brown, and dark green

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left, in pen and brown ink, the initials "IaB" (?) and an unidentified paraph (not in Lugt); verso, right center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1728; verso, lower center, in brown ink, the duplicate stamp of the Albertina (Lugt 5g); verso, upper center, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Unidentified collector(s)(marks not in Lugt); Jean Mariette, Paris (1660-1742)(Lugt 1786a), 1728; Albertina, Vienna (Lugt 5g); W.G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 23, 1964

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen