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, i/iv; Takahatake 23 (Version B), i/iv

Dimensions

Sheet: 21.3 x 15.3 cm (8 3/8 x 6 in.)(trimmed just into borderline)

Accession Number

1975.597

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Lower left: Saulo Guidotto/Patritio Bonon. Illustriss./Bart.' Coriolanus Eq. D.; lower center (tone block): 1642; lower right: G.R. In./B.C. fe. Romae.

Markings

Verso, lower left, stamped in brown ink, the mark of Paul Davidsohn, Berlin (1839-19 )(Lugt 654); verso, lower right, stamped in brown ink, the mark of the MFA W.G. Russell Allen Bequest (not in Lugt)

Provenance

Paul Davidsohn, Berlin (1839-19 )(Lugt 654); W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955); his bequest to the MFA September 10, 1975

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen