The Adoration of the Shepherds

Adoration of the Shepherds

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


Dimensions

Sheet: 28.8 x 22.3 cm (11 5/16 x 8 3/4 in.)(trimmed to the platemark)

Accession Number

46.5

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Recto, lower left, in pen and brown ink, the mark of Dr. Edward Peart, London and Butterwick (1756/58-1824)(Lugt 891); recto, bottom right center, stamped in black ink, the mark of George Hibbert, London (1757-1837)(Lugt 2849); recto, bottom right center, in pen and brown ink, the mark of William Esdaile, London (1758-1837)(Lugt 2617); recto, bottom right, in pen and brown ink, an unidentified collector's mark ("pam"?)(not in Lugt); verso, top right, in pen and brown ink, the mark of John Barnard, London (d.1784)(Lugt 1419); verso, top right, in pen and black ink, "Richard Ford / Feby. 8th 1824 [?] / from Mr. Esdaile's collection" (Lugt 937); verso, bottom left, stamped in black ink, the mark of Rev. John Griffith, Oxford (1806-1885)(Lugt 1464); verso, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, "1822 WE [William Esdaile] Dr. Peart's sale No 61 x" (Lugt 2617); verso, bottom left, in pen and brown ink, "Formerly in Mr. Hibbert's colln., which was sold in 1809."; verso, bottom right center, stamped in red ink, the mark of John P. Heseltine, London (1843-1929)(Lugt 1508); verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 282)

Provenance

18th century, John Barnard (d. 1784) London (Lugt 1419). George Hibbert (b. 1757 - d. 1837), London (Lugt 2849); April 17, 1809, Hibbert sale, London. Dr. Edward Peart (b. 1756/58 - d. 1824), London and Butterwick (Lugt 891); April 12, 1822, Peart sale, Christie's, London, to William Esdaile (b. 1758 - d. 1837), London (Lugt 2617); by 1824, from Esdaile to Richard Ford (b. 1796 - d. 1858), London (Lugt 937). Rev. John Griffith (b. 1806 - d. 1885), Oxford (Lugt 1464). John Postle Heseltine (b. 1843 - d. 1929), London (Lugt 1508). 1946, sold by Richard H. Zinser (dealer; b. 1884 - d. 1984), Forest Hills, NY, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 10, 1946)

NOTE: Unidentified collector ("pam"?)(not in Lugt).

Credit Line

Stephen Bullard Memorial Fund