The Alliance of Peace and Abundance

1627–42
Bartolomeo Coriolano (Italian, 1599–1676), After Guido Reni (Italian, 1575–1642)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch XII.131.10, iii/iv; Takahatake 23 (Version B), iii/iv (touched impression)

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.6 x 15.9 cm (8 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.) Image (borderline): 21.4 x 15.6 cm (8 7/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

B4106

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in gray-blue and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Repairs to edges. The date “1642” filled in with gray-blue ink after the blocks were printed, as described by Bartsch. The hand inking extends up around the top of the inscription at lower left.

Markings

Verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Babcock Bequest (Lugt 207); verso, lower center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA (Lugt 1868)

Provenance

William Perkins Babcock, Boston, Paris (1826-1899); his bequest to the MFA 1900

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock