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, iii/iv (untouched impression)

Dimensions

Sheet: 24.9 x 18.9 cm (9 13/16 x 7 7/16 in.) Image (borderline): 21.3 x 15.4 cm (8 3/8 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

K36

Medium or Technique

Chiaroscuro woodcut, printed from two blocks in brownish-orange and black

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

In this impression, unlike other impressions of the third state, the date “1642” in the lower center has not been filled in with ink by hand, and thus remains visible.

Markings

Verso, center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Koehler Collection (Lugt 1581)

Provenance

Sylvester Rosa Koehler, Boston (1837-1900); his gift to the MFA October 20, 1898

Credit Line

Gift of Sylvester Rosa Koehler